A purse crease with a rounded wooden handle attached to a shank which ends in a rounded head with two blunt edges." T DIXON & SON " is stamped into the shank.
This purse crease was used by Robert Graham, who owned a boot repair and saddlery shop in Queen Street, Waitara. Leatherworkers use a wide variety of crease tools, but they all have the basic job of imprinting lines on the surface of leather. This can be done for decoration or as a guide for sewing.
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