Spinning wheel


Title
Spinning wheel
Description
This wheel was used for spinning flax into thread. It is made of oak, used for strength, turned on a lathe to make decorative shapes in the legs and spokes. This machine uses the motion of the large wheel to twist flax fiber into thread that can then be used to weave or sew fabric.
Date
1800-1812
Original Format
equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Historic Hope Plantation
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Historic Hope Plantation
Rights
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