Medieval - distaff and spindle

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an old black and white drawing of a nun holding a trumpet in front of a fireplace
Alte Frau mit Spinnrocken sold by Venator & Hanstein, Köln, on Friday, March 26, 2010
VICO Enea, 1523-1567 (Italy) Title : Alte Frau mit Spinnrocken
an open book with two people sitting at a table
e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland
Trogen, Kantonsbibliothek Appenzell Ausserrhoden, CM Ms. 13, p. 93r
an image of a medieval scene with birds and people in the foreground, from a manuscript
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Woman carrying a distaff (under her arm) and drop spindle (hanging from the distaff) while feeding chickens. Luttrell Psalter, British Library, London 14th c. England
an old book with a drawing of a cat and a man in front of a window
from "Rothschild Canticles", Flanders, 14th century - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 404, fol. 156v, 137v, 148, 130
an abstract painting of a white and black object on a red cloth with other items in the background
Spinning on the Drop Spindle
Medieval spindles from the 1300s to the 1500s - article
an old painting with people around a tree and flowers in the background, one man is handing something to another person
Dancing with her distaff tucked in her belt. Flemish Psaltry, Irish College in Paris http://www.wdl.org/en/item/232/view/1/138/
an image of a painting on the side of a wall with a man kneeling down next to a woman
The Hague - http://manuscripts.kb.nl/show/images_text/76+F+5
an old drawing of two women sitting in front of a fire place with pots and vases behind them
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detail from the spinner and the visitor, Israhel van Meckenem, end of 15th century, Germany
an old painting on the side of a building
Unterderdingen St. Peter und Paul, around 1380, Mary spinning
an old drawing of two men with swords and hats, one holding the other's head
Dansend boerenpaar, Hans Sebald Beham, 1537 - Rijksmuseum
Dansend boerenpaar, Hans Sebald Beham, 1537
Israhel van Meckenem The Angry Wife, or the Battle for the Pants c. 1495/1503 Rosenwald Collection 1943.3.160 Open Access Van, 15th Century, Notre Dame, National Gallery Of Art
The Angry Wife
Israhel van Meckenem The Angry Wife, or the Battle for the Pants c. 1495/1503 Rosenwald Collection 1943.3.160 Open Access
an old painting of three women holding hands
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Oratorio dei Buonomini di San Martino, Florence, Italy. 15th century
Harley 1766 f. 76v (Detail) c. 1450 - c. 1460, English. Miniature of Orpheus lying on his back protecting himself from Thracian women armed with spindles and distaffs. England, S. E. (probably Suffolk, possibly Bury St Edmunds) Statue, English, Illuminated Manuscript, British Library, Textiles
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Harley 1766 f. 76v (Detail) c. 1450 - c. 1460, English. Miniature of Orpheus lying on his back protecting himself from Thracian women armed with spindles and distaffs. England, S. E. (probably Suffolk, possibly Bury St Edmunds)
The Fécamp Psalter c. 1180 Illuminated Manuscripts, Book Of Hours, Medieval Paintings
Research and documenting how they spun.
The Fécamp Psalter c. 1180