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Spinning wheel

Accession Number: 1959.1.169

Collection: Tools and Machinery - Craft

Object: Spinning wheel

Maker/Author: Unknown (Maker)

Description:
Spinning wheel; horizontal, spindle. Long rectangular table rests flat, with two cross bars for added support. Two wheel posts are set into table. The drive wheel axle, with wooden crank handle, rests in slots in posts. The drive wheel has eight spokes in total with each partnered on opposite side in order to stabilize wheel. The rim is constructed from two narrow circles laced together. Two spindle posts hold the spindle.

Subject:
Spinning-wheel; Spinning--Hand--Spinning wheel, spindle

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