A Durham Wooden Knitting Needle Sheath
A traditional mahogany County Durham knitting sheath of square, curved, tapered form and with a hook at the end. It has an oblique slot across the face to take the apron string. On the upper stem is some naive engraving of initials, horseshoe, star and hearts. Circa 1840. Origin: United Kingdom
Condition: Very good with wear consistent with age and use.
Dimensions: Weight 25 gms, Length 8cm, Width 1.6cm