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DigitaltMuseum - Bobin

DigitaltMuseum - Bobin

As the country comes together to remember Father of the Nation Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on his birth anniversary, we take a look at some archival photographs of the life and times of the man who made the biggest contribution in shaping India's future.

Spindle    Culture    Tzutuhil    Place made    Guatemala: Solola, San Pablo La Laguna    History of use:  Manguey spinning requires 2 people. The woman holds the handle and revolves the flat piece. The man stands opposite her and holds the fiber strand firmly in one hand and feeds new fibre onto the end of the strand from a bundle at his feet. With every revolution of the paddle, a twist is given to the strand.

Spindle Culture Tzutuhil Place made Guatemala: Solola, San Pablo La Laguna History of use: Manguey spinning requires 2 people. The woman holds the handle and revolves the flat piece. The man stands opposite her and holds the fiber strand firmly in one hand and feeds new fibre onto the end of the strand from a bundle at his feet. With every revolution of the paddle, a twist is given to the strand.

ANTIQUE VINTAGE YARN WINDER DATED 1843 NO RESERVE LOOK!

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Nepal. Sherpa spindle for spinning wool and yak hair. Wooden whorl with carved folkloristic lotus leaf design. 1st half to mid-20th century. Length: 9.84"; Whorl diameter: 3,14".

Nepal. Sherpa spindle for spinning wool and yak hair. Wooden whorl with carved folkloristic lotus leaf design. 1st half to mid-20th century. Length: 9.84"; Whorl diameter: 3,14".

Domek Tkaczki przęślice Spinnrocken für Sitzende Haltung

Domek Tkaczki przęślice Spinnrocken für Sitzende Haltung

Wooden spindles, Sasak People, Lombok Island, early to mid 20th century. Lengths: 11.81" to 12.6".

Wooden spindles, Sasak People, Lombok Island, early to mid 20th century. Lengths: 11.81" to 12.6".

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