Antique Treen 19th Century Mahogany Knitting Sheath

GBP 85.00

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Object Description

A mahogany Welsh knitting sheath, having a brass end above cross hatched and stepped decoration, with a shaped cut for the cow band and initialled in carved capital letters on the back E.S. A similar example is illustrated in the reference book, Knitting Sticks and Sheaths, A History, by Dr. Ian McFeeters on page 28. The whole has a good colour and patination.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:6¾ in. (17 cm.) x H:½ in. (1.25 cm.) x D:½ in. (1.25 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1840

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