S/3441 Antique Treen 19th Century Oak Miner's Knitting Sheath
A well proportioned oak miner's knitting sheath, having a typical lathe turned baluster handle. Sheaths of this type originate chiefly from Dentdale and Garsdale, the adjacent area of the Lune Valley and Upper Ribblesdale. The whole has a good rich colour and patination.
11¾ in. (30 cm.) Wide
3 in. (7.5 cm.) Deep
English Circa 1860