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Knitting sheath

Object Number: 
Z.1808
Date: 
1775-1825
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 23.2 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Turned and carved wooden knitting sheath; rectangular at the top and tapering into a cylinder towards the base; ovoid knop at the top; rectangular portion of the bodkin divided into sections with geometric designs; carved out in the top section to draw tape through; cylinder decorated with stripes of geometric design; ovoid tip at base.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group