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Horn Work

Horn work

Horn Work Tools

Period:
18th Century
Description:
These tools used in the production of horn goods such as spoons and knife handles were commonly used in the 18th century. Although many of these items were produced by travelling tinkers there was also an industry populated by master horners who favoured very fine translucent horn which could imitate laquer work.
Dimensions:
Length of file 436mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
EAFD005n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council