Burnisher

Object ID
1961.13003.19
Community
New York, Mount Lebanon
Description

Long colted stick for smoothing leather. Turned stick with two bulbous ends with flat butts. The ends taper toward the center and begin to widen again as the stick nears the middle. At the middle of the stick there is a rectangular cut-out to accommodate a stone. The stone is nearly flush with the stick. There is a turn line on either end of the stone. The stick has remnants of black paint in spots with the highest concentration on the back of the stick.

Dimensions

12 11/16 in. (32.3 cm)

New York, Mount Lebanon

New York,  Mount Lebanon

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Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon. Burnisher. https://shakerml.org/object/?id=6172. Accessed on December 8, 2019

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