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Flax Spinning Wheel

Complete flax spinning wheel. Given in memory of Mrs. Edmond U. Ragland.

Object number: 1977.4.1

Dimensions: 21” diameter; 44” height of spindle; 28 1/4” long

Estimated date: 1770.



What visitors say

Thank you for the excellent tour of the Joel Lane House.  I learned a lot about the history of Raleigh as well as the Joel Lane House.  I learned how harsh conditions were back then and how we take for granted things they did not have back then.  The structure of houses has really changed a lot since the Joel Lane House was built.

Matt