Unidentified tool

Date

1825-1875

GUSN

GUSN-25212

Description

Egg-shaped head consisting of grey plaster or mortar enclosed by four wires in a quartered arrangement. Wires form a long rope-twist shaft, terminating in crude quatrefoil knop handle. Possibly for tanning hide.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tools
mortar (filler)
wire
Wire
Mortar
TOOL, UNIDENTIFIED

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11.5 x 2.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.194