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Kings County Museum

Awl, Cloth


Accession number: 2002.31.5
Date: 1800 – 1940
Materials: Metal
Measurements: 4.312 in L x 0.562 in Wwidest part of handle
Narrative: Elsie (Gilbey) Lane's mother Sarah E. (Towell) Gilbey of London, England was taught to sew in school and sewed for her family. This hook was part of a set owned by her. #2 and #3 were in the set as well.
Description: Metal awl with ivory handle hand carved to curved shape without decoration