Flax wheel

Object Number: 
Z.973
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 1/2 x 32 1/2 x 20 in. ( 90.2 x 82.6 x 50.8 cm )
Description: 
Flax wheel with driving wheel and adjustable spindle stand with turned parts (broken, with spindle missing) mounted on a slanted base supported on three turned legs; treadle in fragments.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group