Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spindle whorl
  • unknown Cowichan maker
  • spindle whorl, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 1.5 x 11.5 x 14.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 9/16 x 4 1/2 x 5 11/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5581

The wooden disc is slightly raised around the center hole. A large portion is broken form one side. Six lines of small recessed triangles radiate from the center hole. It is brown.