Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

one of a set of three spindles
  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • one of a set of three spindles, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Yugoslavia (present-day Serbia and Montenegro)
  • wood, pigment, carving
  • Object Length: 40 cm approximate
    Object Length: 15 3/4 in approximate
  • Museum purchase: Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3504.02
Description

This is one of a set of three spindles, each made of a light natural colored wood.

2007.3504.02 is a rod of wood, tapered sharply at one end and more gradually at the other. The sharply tapered end has a groove, and then the rod comes to a point. It is decorated with sets of three thin bands in blue.