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A Roman mosaic glass spindle whorl

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Glass spindle whorl  Period: Early to Mid Imperial Date: ca. 1st–2nd century A.D. Culture: Roman Medium: Glass Dimensions: Overall: 3/8 x 7/8in. (1 x 2.2cm)

Glass spindle whorl Period: Early to Mid Imperial Date: ca. Culture: Roman Medium: Glass Dimensions: Overall: x x

Textile tools from the History Museum of Latvia. 10-12th centuries.

Spindle whorls from Latvia, century C. Riga History Museum of Latvia.

Roman Glass Spindle Whorls, 100 AD - 300 AD; 1.5 - 2.5 cm.

Lot of 6 Ancient Roman Glass Spindle Whorl

Roman Glass Spindle Whorls, 100 AD - 300 AD; 1.5 - 2.5 cm.

glass spindle whorl from Rhenen grave 402, Merovingian, Leiden Rh 402

glass spindle whorl from Rhenen grave Merovingian, Leiden Rh 402

Glass spindle whorl  Period: Imperial Date: 1st–4th century A.D. Culture: Roman Medium: Glass Dimensions: Overall: 3/8 x 23 in. (0.9 cm)

Glass spindle whorl Period: Imperial Date: century A. Culture: Roman Medium: Glass Dimensions: Overall: x 23 in.

16th c. Spindle-whorl. Porcelain, (`Medici porcelain') painted in underglaze blue with a pattern of chevrons on one side and rounded arched loops on the other arranged concentrically.

Porcelain, (`Medici porcelain') painted in underglaze blue with a pattern of chevrons on one side and rounded arched loops on the other arranged concentrically.

Roman, 100-300 AD. Group of five glass spindle whorls. Aqua, olive green and amber color glass. Diameter of largest: about 2 cm.

Group of five glass spindle whorls. Aqua, olive green and amber color glass. Diameter of largest: about 2 cm.

Roman spindle whorls from approximately 200 a.d. They are made of stone, bone, or glass and are all about 3/4 of an inch in diameter or smaller.

We know about spindling, and we know people have spun from time out of mind. Although we find the occasional depiction in art, we don't often get to glimpse the actual tools that those fiberworkers used. This Persian stone relief.

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