Flax spinning wheel

Object Number: 
1948.379
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 38 x 35 x 23 in. ( 96.5 x 88.9 x 58.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on side of base: "S. BABCOCK"
Description: 
Flax wheel with driving wheel, adjustable spindle stand with turned parts (spindle missing), and turned distaff post mounted on a slanted base supported on three turned legs; with treadle.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Weber Hill Arkenburgh
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group