Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • South America
  • spindle, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: South America
  • wood, pigment, carving, incising
  • Object Length: .02) 31 cm longest spindle
    Object Length: .02) 12 3/16 in longest spindle
    Object Length: .19) 17.5 cm shortest spindle
    Object Length: .19) 6 7/8 in shortest spindle
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5433.13

This is one of a set of 18 spindles.

2007.5433.13: is a long narrow piece of wood tapered at either end. It is black with a black bead in the center. The bead has a white key-like design.