Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

585: Spindle, Shuttle, and Needle

      560-649 Magic Objects

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The prince will marry the girl who is at once the poorest and the richest [H1311.2]. She possesses marvelous heirlooms: a spindle that brings the prince to her [D1425.1], a needle that transforms the room [D1337.1.7], a shuttle that makes a magic…


Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm 1812 Germany German Spindel, Weberschiffchen und Nadel

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