Spinning Wheel

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

GUSN

GUSN-3301

Description

A large wheel with tapered rod turned spokes that are bolted to a turned and line incised post. It has a similiarly turned distaff(?) and four splayed turned legs supporting rectangular planks(?).

Details

Descriptive Terms

spinning wheels
ash (wood)
oak (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Ash
Oak
Turned
WHEEL, SPINNING

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

42 (H), 45.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1087