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Spindle with spindle whorl and thread

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Painted wood spindle with ceramic spindle whorl, with some cotton on it.

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

27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.574

Medium or Technique

Wood and clay

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Equipment