Spinning Wheel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-286780

Description

This flax wheel is composed of oak and maple, with a riven bench and turned spokes, legs, and finials. It includes a wooden distaff mounted to the bench and a strick of flax ready for spinning as well as its flyer assembly and a drive band.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spinning wheels
oak (wood)
maple (wood)
Wheel, Spinning

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

34 1/2 x 36 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1924.832