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Wheel, spinning

Description

Spinning-wheel of Saxon type, mainly of birchwood, with three baluster-turned legs, twelve spoke wheel, horizontal winder, and detachable distaff: possibly Scottish, late 18th century

Museum reference

A.1948.256

Collection

Industry and Commerce

Object name

Wheel, spinning

Production information

Unknown
Scotland, EUROPE

Date

Late 18th century

Materials

Wood

Physical description

Birchwood

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