Wool wheel (bench and wheel)

Object Number: 
Z.56ab
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
overall approx.: 58 x 70 x 21 in. ( 147.3 x 177.8 x 53.3 cm )
Description: 
Wooden bench and spinning wheel; angled bench supporting short, turned post at high end (a taller post with hole at top for metal spike that projects from hub of large wheel is detached); bench raised on three raked, turned legs (one at high end, and two at low end).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert W. Hubbard
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group