Yvonne Berry DeVigne, American, 1914 - 2004 Search this
wood, paper or rawhide
10 × 3 1/2 × 1 9/16 in. (25.4 × 8.9 × 4 cm)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
A wooden mallet used to shape and work hats owned by Yvonne DeVigne. The head of the mallet is cylindrical and covered in paper or rawhide. The handle of the mallet is carved wood. The handle narrows to a peg at the end that is inserted through the mallet head. Overall the mallet is well worn from use.