Flax spinning wheel made in Fredericksburg. The wheel part is redder in color than the rest of the wood. It is held together with pegs and all the pieces are carefully carved. Features acorn finials, similar to that found on matching yarn reel.
31.5 x 29.75 in. (80.01 x 75.57 cm) ; Wheel dia. 14.25 in. (36.2 cm)
Place of Origin
Fredericksburg (Gillespie County, Tex.)
Gift to Winedale Historical Complex from Mrs. Loraine Gonzalez, 1967.
Artisan or Artist
wood ; spinning-wheel
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- biological material -- plant material -- wood (plant material) ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Tools and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- equipment -- textile working equipment -- spinning wheels
Tools and Equipment for Materials -- textile manufacturing equipment -- wheel, spinning
tools and equipment -- spinning wheels
Tools and Materials for artisans and artists
Winedale Historical Complex, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Local Resource Number
Accession No.: W 67.7.2 ; Catalogue No.: W-18b 2-67