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Spinning wheel, Turin, ca. 1740-1750 (made), Piffetti, Pietro, Turned ebony and ivory, the base veneered in tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl and ivory, with engraved decoration, and with walnut mouldings. Small spinning wheels and winders such as this were made in the 18th century to be used in drawing rooms.Needlework was an important element in the education of young ladies and such equipment allowed them to show off their elegant hands to admirers as they practised their skill. V Collections
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Small spinning wheels and winders such as this were used in drawing rooms. Needlework was an important element in the education of young ladies and such equipment allowed them to show off their elegant hands to admirers as they practised their skill. The scene on the marquetry base shows the goddess of hunting, Diana, with Cupid and a hound. Diana was also the goddess of chastity and childbirth, both matters of concern to a good wife.1740-1750
Spinning Wheel Italy, 1740-1750 Place of origin: Turin, Italy (probably, made) Date: ca. 1740-1750 (made) Artist/Maker: Piffetti, Pietro, born 1700 - died 1777 (probably, maker) Materials and Techniques: Turned ebony and ivory, the base veneered in tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl and ivory, with engraved decoration, and with walnut mouldings. The scene on the marquetry base shows the goddess of hunting, Diana, with Cupid and a hound. The Victoria Albert Museum
Dragon Spinning Wheel
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Spinning wheels from Heavenly Handspinning - practical, beautiful
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Heavenly Handspinning Stella spinning wheel Want one.
I still want to learn to spin. This is a beautiful wheel!
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What a gorgeous spinning wheel!
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This spinning wheel costs significantly more than our car, but isn't it gorgeous?
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Beautiful wheel - Golding triple-flyer spinning wheel
Golding triple-flyer spinning wheel by Golding Fiber Tools. Utterly amazing wheels!
A beautiful tool
"Le Papillon Dans Fleur Splendide" by Golding Fiber Tools, black walnut and ebony with inlaid peridot eyes. Triple flyer with ultra-high ratios (33:1!). $9,100
Driftwood spinning wheel?! I don't know if this really works but it KNOCKED-ME-OUT!!! I just love looking at it!
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Beautiful driftwood wheel
Spinning wheel made of drift wood.
I have a fascination with spinning wheels as a direct result of multiple viewings of Sleeping Beauty as a child.
Driftwood spinning wheel by Bill Fox, Portland, Oregon. A beautiful wheel.
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Spinning Wheels I'd call this My Dreaming Tree
Hybrid Navitas Single Treadle and by HeavenlyHandspinning on Etsy, $375.00 --- Someone needs to buy me or make me one of these...
Spinning Wheel - Carl Larsson
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Carl Larson - Girl with Spinning Wheel. Notice Katana hanging from the pillar.
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Carl Larsson had an area for his paint brushes up in the back of the tall red pole w/carved top, and he painted Karin's image on the door.
Carl Larsson (Swedish, 1853 - 1919) "Spinning Wheel"
Little Girl at Spinning Wheel Print by dianegaddis
Spinning wheel... And I want one of these
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Just a beautiful picture of a wheel.
Spinning wheel. I don't have a clue how to use one of these, but I could learn. What exactly did people make with these? Turn yarn into gold?
"Dragonfly Wheel" Triple Flyer, Hand carved Walnut Ultra High Speed (33:1) by Golding. A spinner's love for dragonflies was the inspiration for the creation of this wheel. Carnelian gem stones were used for the dragonfly eyes. $8,500
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dragonfly spinning wheel.... Someday I will have this dragonfly wheel.... beautiful
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Kromski Sonata Spinning Wheel in Clear Finish
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