spindle (textileworking: yarn preparation & felting); textile tool

Wooden spindle consisting of a rod (distaff) and a saucer-shaped disk (whorl). The whorl is secured 2/3 along the length of the distaff by the slight widening of the rod. According to accompanying documentation, the textile tool has been made by local men and sold through the trader at Cupral Trading Post.

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