The Difference between Drop Spindle Spinning and Europan Distaff Suspended Spinning.

Cathelina shows the difference between two different suspended techniques: drop spindle spinning and European distaff suspended spinning.

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How to Dress your Distaff with Wool

Cathelina of 15th century spinning shows how to dress your distaff with wool.

 

 

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Spinning in 16th Century Art

Spinning in 16th cetury art

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The Triumph of Fame, from a set of The Triumphs of Petrarch [Flemish (probably Brussels)] (ca.1502-1504) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art:
The Triumph of Fame, from a set of The Triumphs of Petrarch [Flemish (probably Brussels)] (ca.1502-1504)
BnF Département des manuscrits, Français 1537 http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b8539706t/f38.item:
BnF Département des manuscrits, Français 1537
Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais -:
16th Century

 

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Spinning in 12th Century Art

Spinning in 12th century art.

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Fig. 5. North side of the Tournali Font, East Meon Church, Hampshire, c.1130-40. © Gordon Plumb and reproduced with permission.
Fig. 5. North side of the Tournali Font, East Meon Church, Hampshire, c.1130-40.
Image result for 1180  Fécamp Psalter c. 1180 Manuscript (76 F 13) Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague
Fécamp Psalter c. 1180 Manuscript (76 F 13) Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague
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Adam and Eve labouring, Normée (Marne), c. 1175.

 

Paris St Geneviève, ms 0008, origine : Troyes, abbaye de St-Loup ?, 1185 - 1195Paris-StGenevieve-ms0008-007v-12-detail:
 1185 – 1195  Paris St Geneviève, ms 0008, origine :
Troyes, abbaye de St-Loup ?

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Spinning in 14th Century Art

Spinning in 14th cetury art

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margaret spinning.jpg
1310 – 1320 Margaret spinning, with sheep feeding beside her, and the prefect Olybrius approaching on horseback

 

 

Solomon and the virtuous woman, Franciscan missal (Douce 313, fol. 291v), middle of the 14th century. Bodleian Library.:
Solomon and the virtuous woman, Franciscan missal (Douce 313, fol. 291v), middle of the 14th century. Bodleian Library.

Rudolf / Jansen Enikel, Jans: Weltchronik in Versen - Mischhandschrift aus Christ-herre-Chronik um 1370 Cgm 5 Folio 17v:

https://flic.kr/p/ANUCrW | Medieval glass, St Michael's church, Halam, Notts. | This window is located on the north side of the chancel, and consists of glass dating from the 14th century. The left light shows Saint Christopher at the top with the Christ Child on his shoulder. Eve is depicted below and sits on a stool spinning with a distaff and shuttle. The right-hand light has, at the top, St Blaise with a Crozier. The right-hand is lost. At his feet is a pig, probably related to the legen...:
St Michael’s church, Halam, Notts.

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Stowe MS 17 1st quarter of the 14th century, Book of Hours, Use of Maastricht ('The Maastricht Hours') Folio 64v
Stowe MS 17 1st quarter of the 14th century, Book of Hours, Use of Maastricht (‘The Maastricht Hours’) Folio 64v

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Spinning in 15th Century Art

Spinning in 15th Century Art

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1420-47
1420-77 Le Livre d’Heures d’Etienne Chevalier : Les Suffrages des Saints, Naissance de saint Jean-Baptiste
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St. Martha
The Netherlands, Utrecht
ca. 1440
1425 Trivulizo Manuscript Book of Hours late 15th century by Simon Marmion
1480 The Annunciation of the Shepherds
1465
1465 Shepherds: Annunciation
manuscrit  Date d'édition :  1401-1500  Français 308  Folio 305r:
Manuscrit Date d’édition : 1401-1500 Français 308 Folio 305r  
Johannes von Indersdorf. Spruchsammlung von Eigenbesitz. Büchlein von der geistlichen Gemahelschaft Bayern, 1454 Cgm 775 Folio NP:
Johannes von Indersdorf. Spruchsammlung von Eigenbesitz. Büchlein von der geistlichen Gemahelschaft Bayern, 1454 Cgm 775 Folio NP
Good example of clothing women wore, but don't know the manuscript it came from or the date.  Looks to be 14th c, perhaps.:
1400-1500
« Le Champion des Dames, » par « MARTIN LE FRANC, prevost de l'église de Lausane. » (1440). Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Type : manuscrit Langue : Français Format : Parchemin. - 150 feuillets. - 292 × 198 mm. - Reliure veau rac Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b525033083:
Le Champion des Dames (1440)

Astrologisch-astronomisch-mantische Sammelhandschrift / Heidelberger Schicksalsbuch Illustrationen: Berthold Furtmeyr und Werkstatt (Thomas Schilt? Cod. Pal. germ. 832 [Regensburg], nach 1491 Folio 37v:
1491
Publius Terencius Afer, Comoediae [comédies de Térence] ca. 1411; Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, Ms-664 réserve, 226r:
Publius Terencius Afer, Comoediae [comédies de Térence] ca. 1411; Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Ms-664 réserve, 226r
 

H. 1480. Eva, Retablo de San Ildefonso, Fernando Gallego, Catedral de Zamora (detalle):
1480
Sculptures from Ulm Cathedral, c. 1469-74, Germany:
Ulm Cathedral, c. 1469-74, Germany

 

Horae ad usum romanum. Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Latin 1156B Folio 31r
Horae ad usum romanun 1401-1500 France

 

German, 1420

 

a woman spinning (fol. 108v) in the borders of a book of hours (MMW 10 F 50), c. 1460
a woman spinning (fol. 108v) in the borders of a book of hours (MMW 10 F 50), c. 1460

 

centuriespast:    DÜRER, AlbrechtLot Fleeing with his Daughters from Sodomc. 1498Oil and tempera on panel, 52 x 41 cmNational Gallery of Art, Washington
DÜRER, AlbrechtLot Fleeing with his Daughters from Sodomc. 1498Oil and tempera on panel, 52 x 41 cmNational Gallery of Art, Washington
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Witches, Hieronymus Bosch (circa 1450–1516)

 

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