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A SILK YARN WINDER  FROM LAOS USED FOR SPINNING SILK

A SILK YARN WINDER FROM LAOS USED FOR SPINNING SILK


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Folk Art: Pre 1910: Item # 1235034
The Vanishing Heavens
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19355 Fitzgerald Lane
Covington Louisiana 70435
985-373-7855

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 $600.00 
A very fine yarn winder used for holding raw silk floss as it is in process of being prepared for looming. The wheel is made of highly polished and lacquered hardwood. The shaft is crowned with a fine ivory finial. The base is fashioned in the form of a lotus petal. It features a small storage compartment at its top with a lid fashioned as a frog. The frog has a mother of pearl eye. Dimensions: