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.
Four Woodenware Household Items, America and England, late 18th/early 19th century, a figured walnut slicer with cutout heart handle, a maple niddy-noddy with compass and geometric carved decoration, a cutting board with chamfered-edge and chip-carved border, and a hanging chestnut and iron wire candle-making holder, (minor imperfections), dia. 12 1/2 to 18 1/2 in.
Spinning chair from the 17th Century, Germany
WOODEN BUSK. Chip carved with compass stars and h
Such pretty spindles!
Wollmoni´s Ella Vario Nr. 1
Hand carved Kadam wood walking stick
France, Morbihan, woman spinning
Spinning and plying two 8-oz braids for long color-changing yarn. Must try this - well laid out.