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one of a set of three spindles
  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • one of a set of three spindles, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Yugoslavia (present-day Serbia and Montenegro)
  • wood, pigment, carving
  • Object Length: 40 cm approximate
    Object Length: 15 3/4 in approximate
  • Museum purchase: Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3504.01

This is one of a set of three spindles, each of a light natural colored wood.

2007.3504.01 is a rod of wood, tapered sharply at one end and more gradually at the other. The sharply tapered end has a groove, and then the rod comes to a point. There is a pink band at the groove, pink and light blue bands at the widest spot, and a light blue band at the opposite end.