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Glove stretcher

Title:
Glove stretcher
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Ivory, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 24.4 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Ivory glove stretcher with two prongs hinged at the center; the centers of both sides have outdoor scenes carved in relief.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Alice Temple Parkin
Object Number: 
1946.79
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group