Bodkin

bodkin

SEWING & NEEDLEWORK EQUIPMENT
Ivory or bone
overall: 2-5/8 in.

Awl; Embroidery awl; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); awl, made of ivory or bone, used for pierced or embroidery work; wider at head, with a flat, crosshatched pattern on top.


2005.34.417

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