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Object Detail


A double crease with a rounded wooden handle attached to a slightly curved shank which ends in an axe shaped head with two blunt edges. " 3 " is stamped into the head. " J E BUTLER LD. " is stamped into the shank.
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This double 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.
Accession No
TM2003.061

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