Components, spinning wheel; [?]; 19th century; CT77.209a


Components, spinning wheel

About this object

Spinning wheel components; five pieces of a wooden spinning wheel, including the wheel with metal handle and four turned pieces (legs or supports). All pieces are varnished. This spinning wheel was brought to New Zealand from Ulster on the ship Robert Henderson in 1870s, by Mrs Glasgow Logan.



Date Made

19th century

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood; processed material, metal.


Wheel: h 200mm x di 475mm (approximately)

Subject and Association Keywords

agriculture, animal culture, sheep. wool

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, homecrafts

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, manufactures, textile industries

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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