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, pigment, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2.5 x 19.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 x 7 5/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5579

The dark brown wooden disc is slightly domed with a hole in the center.