Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spindle whorl
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • spindle whorl, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, carving, staining
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/4 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5586

The dark brown disc is raised near the center hole.