Spinning Wheel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-221206

Description

Wool spinning wheel; A: bench; B: wheel post; C: wheel. The bench (A) is made of quartered chestnut. The wheel (C) shows cut nails from the rim into the spokes, while there are forged nail heads visible on the splice. The spinning wheel came from a house in Peterborough, New Hampshire

Details

Descriptive Terms

spinning wheels
chestnut (wood)
oak (wood)
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
ash (wood)
Wheel, Spinning

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

61 x 77 x 22 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. E. C. Miller

Accession Number

1918.942AC

Places

New England (United States) [general region]