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NORTHWEST COAST - COLUMBIA RIVER ARTIFACT SPINDLE WHORL

Coast Salish Weaver using a Spindle Whorl, 20th Century

Victoria ( British Columbia ). Royal British Columbia Museum - First People Gallery: Coast Salish spindl whorl.

Culture/People:probably Coast Salish (attributed) Object name:Fiber beater Date created:1850-1890 Place:Vancouver Island; British Columbia; Canada Media/Materials:Wood Techniques:Carved

Culture/People:Haihais (China Hat) Object name:Spindle whorl and spindle Date created:circa 1890 Place:China Hat; Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada Media/Materials:Horn, wood Techniques:Carved, perforated

Culture/People:Coast Salish Object name:Spindle whorl and spindle Date created:1800-1900 Place:British Columbia; Canada (inferred) Media/Materials:Wood Techniques:Carved

Culture/People:Cowichan Object name:Spindle whorl with double-headed serpent design Date created:1800-1860 Place:Duncan; Cowichan Valley Regional District; British Columbia; Canada Media/Materials:Maple Techniques:Carved

Spindle Whorl (Sulsultin) with a Circular Design Culture: Chemainus, Coast Salish, Native American Medium: Wood Place Made: Chemainus, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Dates: 19th century Dimensions: Diameter: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)

Spindle Whorl (Sulsultin) Culture: Chemainus, Coast Salish, Native American Medium: Hardwood, pigment traces Place Collected: Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Dates: 19th century Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 3/4 in. (18.4 x 18.4 x 1.9 cm)

Tairona Whorl — Colombia 1000 AD - 1500 AD Large terracotta Tairona spindle whorl from the North Coast area of Colombia, South America. Decorated on the top with incised circles and lines. Some white pigment remaining. Approx. 1" tall x 2" across