spinning wheels

Leg from a spinning wheel made from wood and decorated with red, blue, yellow and green lacquer. The leg consists of two angled legs that are attached to a thick cylinder acting as a cross bar. The cross bar has two shaped ends and a square hole at the top, which another part of the spinning wheel can be fitted.

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