Title: Sailmaker's palm |
Accession Number: 2005.34.415
Category: TOOLS - SAILMAKING
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.
Mystic Seaport Image ID m433725 Information regarding reproductions