Spinning Wheel

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-49815

Description

This flax wheel is composed of oak and maple, with turned legs, spokes and finials, with a riven oak bench and wheel rim. The end of the bench is stamped with a maker's mark (see Inscriptions). The wheel is not complete; it is missing a treadle and is dis-assembled.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Samuel" (stamped twice)
"Adams" (Glaze mark)
"Mc" (stamped)

Maker

Adams, Samuel (Maker)

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 22 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.223B