A spinner from Chinchero, Peru, spinning Christmas cheer on her bottom whorl spindle.
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Can you imagine a country so proud of its heritage that it puts drop spinners on a national postage stamp?
This 1961 stamp is from Jugoslavia, and it accurately depicts three spinners in traditional dress, sitting upon their sit-upon distaves and spinning wool with hand spindles.
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