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Spindle with spindle whorl

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Painted wood spindle with black, yellow and red ceramic whorl. Broken tip.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, April 10, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Late Intermediate, Probably A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.579

Medium or Technique

Wood and clay

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Equipment