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Tool

Object Number: 
2002.1.1511
Date: 
1890-1940
Medium: 
Metal, leather
Dimensions: 
4 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
Description: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group