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Needle work tool

Needle work tool
Title
Needle work tool
Date 
1790-1830
Medium 
Ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 8.6 x 1.3 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Carved ivory bodkin with a flat top carved in a bead and reel design, with a round pointed end.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. R. W. G. Vail
Object Number 
INV.11718
Gallery Label 
This bodkin was used in the family of William Oredo Rogers, the grandfather of the donor, Marie Rogers (Mrs. Robert W. G. Vail). The Rogers family was from Niagara County, New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group