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Catalog Number 0002.390.006
Description Leather Chisel, c. 1906-1911. Rounded wooden handle with hourglass shape that narrows at middle then expands at end. There is a metal cap placed over wooden handle to attach chisel. Metal rod extends from handle and tapers to a rectangular shape with an angled rectangular end, for chiseling.
Object Name Chisel, Thonging
Collection 3D - Leather, Horn & Shellworking Tools & Equipment
Title Leather Chisel, c. 1906-1911
Date c. 1906-1911
Creator Republic Belting & Supply Company, Cleveland, Ohio
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "REPUBLIC BELTING & SUP.CO.CLEVL.O." (Engraved on side of metal rod)
Provenance Used for harness repair.
Notes "Bodifeld Belting Co., The, Now The Republic Belting & Supply Co., 1616 W. 3d (318 Seneca), N.W." [ (page 166) 8/24/2015]
Dimensions H-8.75 W-1 D-1 inches
Search Terms harness
Subjects Equipment
Leather industry