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Carding and spinning wool by hand - Allanstand Cottage Industries, Asheville, N.C.

Accession Number: 0000.1751.28

Collection: Library - Images

Object: Postcard--photographic

Date Made: 1910-1918

Description:
Carding and spinning wool by hand - Allanstand Cottage Industries, Asheville, N.C. Black and white image of two elderly women working on the porch of a home. The woman on the left is using a spinning wheel and the woman on the right holds a hand card for carding wool. The information concerning the Allanstand Cottage Industries is handwritten on the reverse. [1910-1918] 13 x 8 cm..

Subject:
Cottage industries; Spinning--Hand--Spinning wheel; Spinning-wheel; Spinners; Labor--Female; Carding--Hand--Cards; North Carolina

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