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Spinning Wheel

Description

A large wheel with tapered rod turned spokes that are bolted to a turned and line incised post. It has a similiarly turned distaff(?) and four splayed turned legs supporting rectangular planks(?).

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
oak (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Ash
Oak
Possibly ash (wood)
Possibly oak (wood)
spinning wheels
Turned
turning (shaping process)
WHEEL, SPINNING
Dimensions
42 (H), 45.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1087
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3301

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