Flax Wheel

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1768-1799

GUSN

GUSN-5455

Description

Small foot-powered wheel fashioned in four sections of oak, with sixteen spokes, attached to slanted rectangular base by simple turned stiles; three simple turned legs support the whole; missing a distaff and spindle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spinning wheels
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
maple (wood)
Oak
Maple
WHEEL, SPINNING

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

35.125 x 37 x 22.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.774