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spindle
  • Morocco
  • spindle, late 1800s–1967
  • Where object was made: Rabat, Morocco
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 25 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 9 13/16 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3573
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The wooden spindle has a rod that is tapered at one end, and possibly broken at the other. The hemispherical whorl is near the tapered end and there is a second, smaller disc a few inches above.