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Object Name STRING KNITTER
Catalog Number 0985.13.00357
Description The string knitter is a pine lyre-shaped implement with a separate pointed stick inserted into brown thread wound about the upper branches of the lyre. A hole in the base of the lyre has a knotted lace product wound through it.
Dimensions W-1.75 L-4.5 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Provenance The string knitter was an implement used during the war for making shoe strings, corset laces, etc.
Search Terms ersatz
Subjects Recreation
Footwear
Shoe making
Shoemaking
Clothing industry
knitting