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LeNoir Forge Museum

Anvil


Accession number: 6-85-1
Object type: Shoemaker's Anvil
Date: 19th century
Materials: Metal,Iron
Measurements: 29.21 cm L x 12.7 cm W
Description: This piece would be attached to a wooden log to make a shoemaker's anvil. It has a metal strip going through the middle.
History of Use: This part would be placed on a wooden log to make an anvil. Another piece that is shaped like a shoe would be placed on top of this in order to begin shaping the shoes.