Skip to content

Search Collections

Spinning Wheel

Description

This flax wheel is composed of oak and yellow birch (possibly) and consists of turned legs attached to a quarter-sawn table, with turned maidens, spokes and finials. The treadle may be a replacement.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Location of origin
New England
Material
oak (wood)
wood (plant material)
yellow birch (wood)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
oak (wood)
Possibly yellow birch (wood)
spinning wheels
Wheel, Spinning
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
35 x 36 x 25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.42
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser
GUSN
50083

Comments