Spinning wheel

The spinning wheel, a device that emerged in Asia by the 11th century, replaced little by little the process of hand-spinning with spindle and distaff.

A roda de fiar, dispositivo que surgiu na Ásia pelo séc. XI, substituiu pouco a pouco o processo de fiar à mão com fuso e roca.

George Goodwin Kilburne (1839-1924)-'an encounter at the spinning wheel'

Konstantin Yegorovich Makowsky (1839-1915)-'Boyaryshnya by the window'-1890

Joseph Athanase Aufray (1836-1876)-'by the spinning wheel'    Private collection

Hermann Bayer (1829-1893)-'mother with child at spinning wheel in front of the fireplace'-oil on canvas-1863

Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins (1844-1916)-'spinning'-1881

Esaias Boursse (1631-1672)-'an interior with a old woman at a spinning wheel'-oil on canvas-1667       Private collection

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