overall a: 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 in. ( 0.6 x 7 x 2.5 cm )
overall b: 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 1 in. ( 1.9 x 8.9 x 2.5 cm )
stamped: on metal spike of INV.6580d awl: "TITUS"
Set of four textile implements: (a) wooden comb used for attending unprocessed textile fibers; (b) wooden fid used for openwork, with a leather strap around the middle to adhere the fid to the finger; (c, d) are wooden awls with metal spikes for puncturing.
Gift of Mrs. R. W. G. Vail
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