S/3752 Antique Treen 19th Century Mahogany Dated Knitting Sheath
A curved tapered mahogany knitting sheath dated 1840, having delicate chip carved sides and a channel moulded centre with a carved date of 1840, above initials T.W. separated by an X to ward off evil spirits at the needle end. The whole has a good rich colour and patination.
8 in. (20.5 cm.) Wide
¾ in. (2 cm.) Deep
½ in. (1.25 cm.) High
English Circa 1840