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Wool (Great) Wheel

1977.792B (RS116757)

Description

Rough finished rectangular table supported by four splayed octagonally chamfered legs; the legs are force fit completely through the base; upright supports to hold wheel have knob turnings on upper end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1725-1775
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
chestnut (wood)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Chestnut
chestnut (wood)
spinning wheels
WHEEL, SPINNING
Dimensions
42 x 37.375 x 22 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.792B
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4599

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