Collection of wooden tools

Object Number: 
Z.160a-n
Date: 
1750-1825
Medium: 
Wood, lead
Dimensions: 
overall (largest): 9 1/8 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 23.2 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: into one of the pencils: "W. MONROE. CONCORD.MS"
Description: 
Collection of various wooden tools used for netting work, including (a-c, l) four netting shuttles; (d) mesh stick/gauge with long, straight sides and rounded ends; (j, n, g, f, k, m) six cylindrical gauges of wood with flat ends and of various lengths and diameters; and (e, h, i) three unsharpened pencils (both ends flat), of various lengths and diameters, perhaps used for the same purpose as the wooden implements they resemble.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group