Burnisher

Object ID
1961.13003.25
Community
New York, Mount Lebanon
Description

Long colted stick for smoothing leather. Turned wood with bulbous ends. The ends taper toward the center, before it expands again. The middle of the stick has a rectangular cut-out to accommodate a stone. The two ends of the stone are flat, while the top is heavily rounded and the long sides are irregular with one slightly curved and the other flat. The stick is painted black.

Dimensions

11 7/16 in. (29.0 cm)

New York, Mount Lebanon

New York,  Mount Lebanon

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Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon. Burnisher. https://shakerml.org/object/?id=899. Accessed on July 22, 2019

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