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Loom and spinning wheels

Accession Number: 0000.1.214

Collection: Library - Images

Object: Postcard--photographic

Date Made: 1910-1918

Description:
Loom and spinning wheels. Black and white image shows a room with brick fireplace in the background, and is filled with spinning wheels, a loom, chairs, and other paraphenalia. A great wheel stands in the foreground. Handwritten note on reverse side suggests the image may have been taken at Deerfield, Mass., but this is not determined. The profusion of items suggests a storage area or a room that had not yet been set up to display items. [1910-1918] 13.5 x 8.75 cm..

Subject:
Deerfield (Mass.); Spinning-wheel; Weaving--Hand--Loom; Spinning--Hand

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