Palm, Sailmaker's
Palm, Sailmaker's
Palm, Sailmaker's
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Shelburne County Museum

Palm, Sailmaker's

Accession number: SCM B
Object subtype: Left-handed
Date: before 2004
Materials: skin
Measurements: 11 cm L x 5 cm WApprox. msmts
Narrative: A Sailmakers palm; known as the sailmakers thimble; positioned on the palm of the hand to assist in pushing the needles through the stong material;
Description: ring of leather; joined with metal clamp; dented plate mounted on leather; hole for thumb;
Manufacturer: Simpson and Harvey

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