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/Width/Depth: 2 x 22.5 x 23.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3/4 x 8 7/8 x 9 1/4 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5583

The dark brown disc has a hole in the center and is slightly raised in the center.