Shaker Museum

Turner, Seam

Object ID
1961.13003.11
Community
New York, Mount Lebanon
Description

Seam turner. The tool is set into a wooden handle, where they meet the handle is cut to allow for a ferrule. The handle has a bulbous shape. The turner is rectangular near the handle and tapers in size until it begins to curve. The curved portion of the turner is 1 7/16". At the point where the curve grows exponentially the turner has a small protrusion. This protrusion forms the spine. The spine has two ridges on either side creating a valley-like form to the spine. The edges of the turner are shaved slightly. The end of the turner is a small blunt square.

Dimensions

8 3/16 in. (20.8 cm)

New York, Mount Lebanon

New York,  Mount Lebanon

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Shaker Museum Turner, Seam. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=9096. Accessed on June 17, 2021

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