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Hand-carved Russian distaff with geometric motives and red paint, 19th century. Length: 51". This distaff is not of the traditional L-shape but provides the spinner with greater mobility. Tucked under the arm spinning can be done while walking.

27f. Weaving loom, tape loom for weaving bands

Distaff for spinning

Albania, Shkroda, distaff

Detail of a painted distaff. 19th century. North Dvina. Vologda region, Russia.

Africa | Heddle loom (loom beater) from the Baule people of the Ivory Coast | Wood and pigment | H. 18.5 cm

spinning wool and holding a distaff

Bulgarian spindles.

Russian loom of the 16th century. Carving on wood was performed in Russian folk tradition.

Albania. Cross spindle with twisted iron shaft. The arms, one of them decorated with carvings, are inserted into each other and can be taken apart and rotated. This makes it possible to store the spindle in a flattened position that needs less space. The hook however prevents a complete disassembly of the spindle as it is possible with Turkish spindles. Length of the arms: 5.5"; Length of the iron shaft: 4.92"; Weight: 134.30 g.

Spinning Tools, Northern Albania Distaff