Drop Spindle

About this object

History of use

For spinning fibres such as wool.

Physical description

Item is a spindle with undyed, spun wool wrapped around above the whorl with a small, loose bundle of raw wool at the end of the completed thread. The spindle is plain wood. The whorl has two dark, incised lines running around the upper surface, and a double and single dark line running around the whorl's lower surface.