Fisherman's Vade-Mecum

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-10653

Description

Fisherman's vade-mecum made of light-colored wood consisting of an outer frame with eight line winders carved from one piece and an inner cylinder of four screwed-together compartments to hold weights, hooks, and one fitted for a reel wound of yellow silk thread; top screws in with carved knop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

manuals (instructional materials)
carving (processes)
incising
wood (plant material)
Wood
Incised
Carved
VADE-MECUM, FISHERMAN'S

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Fishing & Trapping T&E

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.545

Places

Probably