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spindle with wool
  • unknown maker from Peru
  • spindle with wool, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Pisac, Peru
  • wood, wool, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 30.5 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 12 x 2 3/16 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6818

The light natural colored spindle has unspun off-white wool bundled on the shaft. The whorl has a moveable ring sandwiched between two ridges.