Thursday, May 9, 2013

And the Answer is . . .

 . . . a swift, used to wind skeins of yarn during spinning.  John was close with his Facebook guess "spinning wheel," but Susan guessed correctly that the swift was a yarnwinder!  Here is a larger picture of the swift in our collection:

It is located by the loom and large spinning wheel in our Prairie Stories exhibit.  Stop by and take a look!

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