Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spindle whorl
  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • spindle whorl, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 0.5 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/16 x 4 7/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5580

The flat brown disc has a hole in the center. The wood grain is visible, giving two colors of brown.