A scale model of the 24-spindle Slater Spinning Frame

A scale model of the 24-spindle Slater Spinning Frame

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Description (Brief)
An extraordinary scale model of a 24 spindle Slater Spinning Frame; made for exhibition purposes by John W. Shultz of Museum of History & Technology (now NMAH) model shop and used in the Textile Hall displays. Scale: 3" = 1'. The original 1790 Slater Spinning Frame in the NMAH collection has 48-spindles.
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Object Name
Exhibit Model, Slater Spinning Frame
date made
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Model Shop, United States National Museum
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
United States: District of Columbia
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Textile Industry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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