palm; sailmaker's

Production date
Circa 1831
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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Production date
Circa 1831
Associated person
Documentation
Tools of the maritime trades; Mr John Horsley; 1978
Accession number
1984-046-001

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