I’m always intrigued by the history of a thing. The who, what, when, where of an object. Unfortunately I HATE just straight facts…makes studying history a bit hard. So when I thought about doing a historical outline on yarn I thought, why not use one of the five senses to showcase it. So here ya go.. a brief outline of yarn in history around the world depicted visually!
Woman Spinning ca. 490 BC. Photo © Marie-Lan Nguyen
Wang Juzheng’s Spinning Wheel, ca. 1000 AD
Interior with an Old Woman at a Spinning Wheel by Esaias Boursse, 1667
Jacob Toorenvliet [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons 17th Century
By National Library of Ireland on The Commons (Thatched Cottage Uploaded by russavia) [see page for license], via Wikimedia Commons Circa 1900
Russian Woman Spinning Yarn by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii, 1910
Spinner at Pickett Yarn Mill, ca. 1941
By Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons 2008
QuirkyK here... The tireless eclectic speaker which may or may not include the occasional ah ha moment! I'm a clay addict, which typically produces wonky experiments. And if that isn't enough, I'm also an inquisitive, people loving, indie entrepreneur.
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