2000.222.1

Walrus bone seam presser.

Walrus bone carving (115 x 40 x 16 mm) with the letters `L B` on one side and `M. L.` on the other, found in a cave in Vaul by Donald Brown and given to Donald MacDonald, Heanish. Probably carved by a sailor.

walrus_bone.jpg

Object Details

Other Number: not specified

Seam presser made from walrus bone

Found in a cave at Vaul with the letters `LB` carved on one side and `ML` on the other. It was probably made by a sailor working on a whaling boat and would have been used to press the seams of the sails. We don`t know who LB and ML were.

Normal Location: Main Store West: archive box 18
Current Location: normal location

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *