Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spindle
  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • spindle, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Yugoslavia (present-day Serbia and Montenegro)
  • wood, wire, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 38.5 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 15 1/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3474
Description

The wooden rod has a tapered end and a hooked end. The whorl near the hooked end is held in place with a wire wrap on the rod.