4 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
This metal and leather tool was probably for stitching leather goods. A thick leather strap fit around the hand. On the palm, a large sturdy thimble-like metal peice with an embossed star on the side was used to drive a needle or awl.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.