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Owned by:
William Sugg, American, 1828 - 1889  Search this
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
metal and wood
H x W x D: 1 3/4 × 1 1/4 × 6 1/4 in. (4.4 × 3.2 × 15.9 cm)
Place collected:
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1850-1900
A leatherworking edger with rounded wood handle. A small brass piece of metal is found at the connection point of the wood handle and metal edger. There is a either the number [1] or letter [T] engraved into the metal above the brass pieve. The handle is round with wider portion at end opposite of edger. The metal edger piece is curved. At the end of the curve, the edger extends from the curve to create a sharper edge.
African American  Search this
Black interiors  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bob and Sherri Brennan in memory of Vernon Sugg McDonald
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NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture