Flax wheel

Object Number: 
Z.981
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 45 x 20 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. ( 114.3 x 52.1 x 41.9 cm )
Description: 
Wooden castle-type flax wheel; one vertical wheel mounted atop triangular base composed of three tall, turned legs joined by stretchers; flyer mounted below wheel, atop cantilevered stand joined to one leg of base; with treadle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group