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Object ID G.05.15.22
Object Name Stiletto
Description Stiletto or awl of steel with wood handle and handmade protective tip.

Tool has a shaft of rounded steel coming to a sharp point. Mounted on a black-painted, turned wood handle, largest at end and tapering toward steel shaft where it terminates with two turned rings.

A chromed metal slide glides along tool shaft and is clamped in place with a knurled screw. Stamped on this slide is "PATD' APR-6-09" (or 00) and nearby is a symbol with the words "TRADE/ MARK."

Stiletto is fitted with a protective tip made of a bottle cork with crocheted cover and crocheted top ring.
Dimensions W-0.75 L-5.75 inches
Collection Heritage Center Collection
Material Metal Wood / Cork
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1930