Shaker Museum

Burnisher

Object ID
1961.13003.17
Community
New York, Mount Lebanon
Description

Long colted stick. Cigar-shaped stick for smoothing leather. The middle is the sticks widest point and has a rectangular cut-out to accommodate a stone. The stone have four flat sides and a rounded top. The body of the stick tapers outward and the ends of the stick have a circumference of approximately 2".

Dimensions

12 in. (30.5 cm)

New York, Mount Lebanon

New York,  Mount Lebanon

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Shaker Museum Burnisher. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=6122. Accessed on June 18, 2021

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