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spinning wheel ,Swedish

spinning wheel ,Swedish

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Object Name
Spinning Wheel
Spinning Wheel, Flax
spinning wheel ,Swedish
date made
last half 19th century
associated dates
1979 10 01 / 1979 10 01
place made
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
white (on wheel rim) (overall color)
blue (on wheel rim) (overall color)
pink (on wheel rim) (overall color)
low wheel (overall style)
average spatial: 34 in x 35 1/4 in; 86.36 cm x 89.535 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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