Wool wheel (bench and wheel)

Object Number: 
1920.23ab
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Oak, metal, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 58 5/8 x 70 x 20 1/2 in. ( 148.9 x 177.8 x 52.1 cm )
Description: 
Oak bench and spinning wheel; angled bench supporting two thick, turned posts, one at low end of bench with hole at top for metal spike that projects from hub of large spinning wheel, and one at high end of bench with spindle wound with wool fiber; bench raised on three raked, turned legs (one at high end, and two at low end).
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this object was once part of the collection of George W. Nash.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Provenance: 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group