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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?
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1.5 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9/16 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5575
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Description

The mostly flat brown disc has a hole in the center. It has two bands of small holes near the perimenter and another band midway from the center. It has two bands of small holes near the center hole. There are perpindicular lines of holes (alternating with pairs of lines) between the middle and outer lines.