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Object Name Wheel, Pricking
Catalog Number 1993.8.142
Date ca. 1910
Material(s) Wood; brass; steel.
Dimensions H-6 W-1 inches
Description This is a wheel pricker for leather work. It has a turned wooden handle with three inscribed lines at the ball and a brass-yoke. There is a steel arm ending in sharp pointed pricking wheel at one end.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People GOMPH
Subjects Leather industry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS