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Spinning Wheel

Description

This flax wheel is composed of oak and maple or poplar, with turned legs, spokes, maidens and finials. The table or bench is riven. and is complete, with a distaff and flax.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
according to donor
Inscriptions
"H R" (stamped)
Location of origin
Vermont
Material
flax (fiber)
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Morrisville (Lamoille county, Vermont)
Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
flax (fiber)
oak (wood)
Possibly maple (wood)
spinning wheels
Wheel, Spinning
Dimensions
34 1/2 x 36 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.1427
GUSN
40057

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