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Spinning Wheel

Description

This flax wheel is composed of oak and maple, with turned legs, spokes and finials, with a riven oak bench and wheel rim. The end of the bench is stamped with a maker's mark (see Inscriptions). The wheel is not complete; it is missing a treadle and is dis-assembled.

Details

Maker
Adams, Samuel (Maker)
Date
1750-1850
Inscriptions
"Samuel" (stamped twice)
"Adams" (Glaze mark)
"Mc" (stamped)
Material
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
spinning wheels
Wheel, Spinning
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 22 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.223B
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
49815

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