Flax spinning wheel

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1815-1860

GUSN

GUSN-25335

Description

Three splayed legs; elaborate ring and baluster turned forms. Plain rectangular base, grooved on both sides. Newer oak wheel w/ turned spokes. Turned rods which attach wheel to base are singed or burned. Flywheel supported by elaborately turned supports.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spinning wheels
leather
metal
oak (wood)
wood (plant material)
Oak
Leather
Unidentified Metal
WHEEL, SPINNING

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

33.75 x 23 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.411