Covered needle case filled with grease; Fred West; 1989.46.12

Name/Title

Covered needle case filled with grease

About this object

Part of rigger's ditty bag and tool kit belonging to Fred West.

Maker

Fred West

Place Made

Auckland

Medium and Materials

Bronze/Metal, 1 - Needle case
Bronze/Metal, 2 - Needle case lid
Hemp/Natural Fibre/Textile, 1 - Needle case, woven covering
Steel/Metal, 3 - needle case contents, needles
Grease, 3 - needle case contents, contents preservative

Measurements

Length (mm): 198mm (5/8ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Rigging/* MARITIME TRADES

Subject and Association Keywords

Tools/* MARITIME TRADES

Subject and Association Keywords

Auckland/Auckland Region/New Zealand

Credit Line

Gift of Fred West, 1989

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

1989.46.12

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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