Spinners Setting & Symbolism

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Straw

The tailor spins straw into gold because it is all he has left to prove his ability to provide for his lover after their marriage.

Yarn

Saskia spins different fibers and threads into yarn, sometimes using grass and flowers to make the yarn stronger and to smell good.

Toys

The tailor carves toys out of wood for his future grandchild.

Baby Clothing

The queen has baby clothing made out of yarn spun by the tailor while she is expecting her first child.

Shell Necklace

The tailor gives a necklace made of sea shells to his lover. When the woman dies, she gives the necklace to the midwife and asks that they be given to her daughter when she is older. Saskia gives this necklace to the tailor the first night she is to spin gold for the king.

Gold Ring

The tailor has a gold ring with...

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