palm; sailmaker's

Description
Hand stitched leather sewing palm with a honeycomb metal eye and hole for thumb. This would have been worn over the palm and protected the hand when needles were being driven through heavy canvas.
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Object Detail


Department
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:W 4.3cm (W 1 11/16")
Dimensions:L 12.9cm (L 5 1/16")
Dimensions:D 4.6cm (D 1 13/16")
Accession number
1987-078-022