Needle

Object ID
M978.494.1h
Category
Tools and Equipment for Materials, Textileworking T&E
Materials
Steel
Description
Sailmaker's needle, made of steel, possibly modern. Basically triangular in shape, single eye and tapered point. Stamped into metal near eye. Engraved/stamped "ENGLAND/ JOHN JAMES & SONS" on one of the three sides. The needle is 6.6 cm. long, 0.2 cm. wide at sides. Secured on an orange paper along with needle (1991.608)
Related person/organization
manufactured by: John James Sons