Flax spinning wheel

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-25130

Description

Marked "WH" on end of wheel table. Three ring and baluster legs support table w/ grooved edges. Elaborately turned wheel supports; ring-incised wheel w/ 17 turned spindles. Similarly turned spindle supports and distaff supports.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spinning wheels
metal
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Metal
WHEEL, SPINNING

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

24.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.192

Places

Massachusetts (United States)