Spinning Wheel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-286784

Description

This flax wheel is composed of oak, maple and possibly yellow birch. The bench and treadle are riven oak. The legs, spokes and finials are all turned. The front of the bench is stamped with a maker's mark (See Inscriptions).

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"I Ferguson" (stamped)

Maker

Ferguson, I (Maker)

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

35 x 36 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1937.1358AB