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October 17, 2012

Yarn reel

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Yarn reel

Four-arm yarn reel carved out of wood and used in Waseca, Minnesota circa 1862.  The reel’s vertical support post sits in a four-footed base.  The base is cross-shaped; the bottom of one of its feet has been broken off.

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