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Spinning wheel

Accession Number: 1964.18

Collection: Tools and Machinery - Craft

Object: Spinning wheel

Maker/Author: Hathorn, George H. (Maker)

Place Made: USA: ME, Penobscot, Bangor

Date Made: 1871

Description:
Spinning wheel; horizontal, spindle, with clock reel, swift, and quiller. All attachments are fixed to a triangular bed. The bed is bolted to rectangular table which rests on three splayed legs. Drive wheel has eight spokes; flat rim. Tensioning device in spindle post can be placed in one of several holes.

Subject:
Spinning-wheel; Winding and spooling--Hand--Winder, quill; Winding and spooling--Hand--Swift; Spinning--Hand--Spinning wheel, spindle; Warping and dressing--Hand--Reel

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