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Carding and Spinning Wool - Telemarken, Norway

Carding and Spinning Wool - Telemarken, Norway
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Accession Number: 0000.1998.3

Collection: Library - Images

Object: Photograph--stereograph

Date Made: 1900-1920

Description:
Carding and Spinning Wool - Telemarken, Norway. Black and white image shows a woman spinning wool by hand on a spinning wheel. A basket of washed wool is on the floor by her feet and more wool hangs from the ceiling, along with laundered items. A wood-burning cast iron stove is used for both heat and cooking. Although carding is referred to in the title and in the information on the reverse, no one is shown carding in this image. Meadville, Pa.: Keystone View Company, [1900-1920]. 17.5 x 8.5 cm.

Subject:
Spinners; Labor--Female; Spinning-wheel; Telemark fylke (Norway); Norway; Spinning--Hand

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