Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • spindle, late 1800s–1991
  • Where object was made: Missouri, United States
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 36 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 14 1/8 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6052

The wooden spindle has a light colored shaft, pointed at one end with a notch. The whorl is knob-like and the shaft does not extend through the whorl. It is light brown.