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Wheel, Spinning, D80.348

Physical Description

Hand driven spinning wheel made from rough hewn pieces of wood nailed or strapped together with hide. Base is V shaped, with the drive wheel at the widest point and bobbin at the narrowest end. Drive wheel has eight spokes, each of which terminates in a strut. Struts are joined together at each end with twisted hide. Small bobbin. Separate long, flat piece of wood.


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Some objects purchased through the Fels Fund

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