Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Weaving

drop spindle for endi

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Drop Spindle for Endi

Endi Thaokhri

Bodo

Wood and bamboo

Good

A thaokhri or drop spindle is a straight spike usually made from wood used for spinning, twisting silk and cotton into yarn. It is often weighted at the bottom by a disc known as whorl. This spindle is suspended to swing from the yarn after starting the rotation.