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Object Name Mallet
Catalog Number 1993.8.295
Date ca. 1950
Material(s) rawhide, wood
Dimensions H-17.625 W-4.75 D-2.875 inches
Description This is a rolled rawhide mallet. The head is kept together by two two brass pins pushed vertically through the roll and is attached to the handle by one horizontal pin through the middle of the head. It has a tapered oval wooden handle and was once painted green, as shown by the paint on the upper third of the handle.
Notes Used to work metal w/o marring the surface. Predecessor of the rubber mallet.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Mallets
Hammers
Farm equipment
Tools
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS