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Title: Sailmaker's palm

Accession Number: 2005.34.415
Category: TOOLS - SAILMAKING
Type: Palm
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Materials: leather; metal; rawhide
Description: Palm; Sailmaker's palm; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); tool used for sailmaking, leather, and worn around the right hand; in center of palm is a metal piece to be used as a thimble would be; wrapped around hand strap is a large needle and some string.

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