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Woman at flax spinning wheel

Accession Number: 0000.1820.6

Collection: Library - Images

Object: Postcard

Date Made: 1905-1919

Description:
Woman at flax spinning wheel. Color image of a painting by Paula Hornsteiner features a woman seated at a flax spinning wheel. Around her waist is a chain belt from which hangs an ornate purse. Printed on reverse: "Tiroler Trachten : Ult Innebrud [Tyrolean costumes: ult Innsbruch." Jon F. Amonn, Bolzano, Bozen. [1905-1919] 9 x 14.25 cm.

Subject:
Spinners; Spinning-wheel; Labor--Female; Spinning in art; Flax spinning

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