From: Thailand | Baan Pluoei

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Law Khuang
Object Number 82-7-180C
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Thai | Isaan
Provenience Thailand | Baan Pluoei
Date Made 1850-1911
Section Asian
Materials Wood | Iron | Gourd

Metal spindle with red and white thread separated by disk made of gourd.

An extended worked wood handle attaches to the mounting base of the wheel. The hub is a piece of bottle gourd. The wheel has a ladder construction. Two spokes are intact, two are disconnected from the hub and four are missing altogether. An iron handle extends as a crank from the hub. The spindle whorl is also a piece of wood and fits over the far end of the handle. Spinning wheel is "new" style.

Length 28 cm
Credit Line Thai-Lao Ethnographic Expedition, Joyce C. White, 1981
Other Number 065 - Other Number

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