Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spindle whorl
  • unknown Turkic maker
  • spindle whorl, late 1800s–1984
  • Where object was made: Istanbul, Turkey
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/4 x 5 1/8 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3576

The flat wooden disc has a hole in the center and slightly rounded sides.