Wood leatherworking slicker (scraping tool)

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Owned by
Sugg, William, American, 1828 - 1889
Sugg, Mary Elizabeth, American, 1839 - 1915
McDonald, Vernon Sugg, American, 1906 - 1982
Medium
wood
Dimensions
H x W x D: 13/16 × 13/16 × 6 in. (2.1 × 2.1 × 15.2 cm)
Type
tools
Place collected
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1850-1900
Description
A wood leatherworking slicker. It is all wood and rectangular, with two concave edges on both ends. The slicker was used as a scraping tool.
Topic
African American
Craftsmanship
Labor
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bob and Sherri Brennan in memory of Vernon Sugg McDonald
Object number
2014.316.6.5
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Exhibition
Power of Place
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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