> I've been doing some surfing trying to find pictures of a period
> treadle spining-wheel. I foound a document titled, "Wool and
> Wool-Based Textiles in the West European Economy, c.800 - 1500:
> Innovations and Traditions in Textile Products, Technology, and
> Industrial Organisation." It's at
In this same document, I also found a reference to an early wheel with
flyer in "a drawing by Lucas van Leyden". Actually, it's a woodcut and
it's another hand-cranked wheel. I've posted a copy here:
It's title is "The Young Woman at the Spinning Wheel" and it dates to
1513. It comes from the book "Pieter Bruegel the Elder and Lucas van
Leyden" by Jacques Lavalleye.
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