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Collection John Henry Kilbuck Collection
Date 1885 ca.-1911 ca.
Description Wooden drill-thong handle used in conjuntion with a cross bar and shaft in order to create sparks to start a fire. The wood is in a mushroom shape and has a stone inset to act as the cap for the drill shaft. This stone cap is held in place with an iron nail. Next to the stone cap is a small, partially drilled hole.
Dimensions H-1.75 W-1.5 L-4.25 inches
Category 10: Unclassifiable Artifacts
Object ID 1911.115
Object Name Handle
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