Research Collections
Date
1880 – 1910
Material
metal; shell
Catalogue Number
103.08.0227
Description
A small awl with a round steel (?) spike tapering to a very sharp point which is slightly bent at the tip. The flattened white mother-of-pearl handle is slightly pointed at the end.
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Title
Awl
Date
1880 – 1910
Material
metal; shell
Dimensions
0.5 x 1.0 x 10.5 cm
Description
A small awl with a round steel (?) spike tapering to a very sharp point which is slightly bent at the tip. The flattened white mother-of-pearl handle is slightly pointed at the end.
Subject
households
crafts
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0227
Images
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