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Object Name Bench, Harness Maker's
Catalog Number 1993.8.17
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wood; leather; iron
Dimensions H-49.5 W-14 D-29.25 inches
Description This is a leather worker's bench. It has four legs and a tailored seat for a worker to straddle while facing a vertical pole with hinged panels on two sides tapering to jaws. There is a leather belt connected to footpedal on the right side to tighten the jaws.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique shops and barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Leather industry
Saddle making
Harness making
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS