Antique Carved Mother of Pearl Stiletto / Awl * English * Circa 1860
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AntiqueCarved Mother of Pearl Stiletto / AwlEnglish * Circa 1860 This pretty antique stiletto is all carved of mother of pearl. The top is carved with a fan like design. I t measures almost 2 7/8" long. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. Stilettos had a variety of uses including unpicking stitches and creating eyelet holes in fabric that were then embroidered around in a technique called Broderie Anglais. They were also used to transfer design outlines to fabric, pricking paper patterns along the lines and then rubbing them with a pounce pad or colored chalk powder. I stand behind everything that I offer and guarantee that it is exactly as presented. ** Full Insurance is included in the low shipping price for all of my auctions. **
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