Antique Carved Wood Knitting Sheath Folk Art Treen Love Token Sewing Tool North

Antique Carved Wood Knitting Sheath Folk Art Treen Love Token Sewing Tool North

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Antique Carved Wood Knitting Sheath Folk Art Treen Love Token Sewing Tool North :



Carved Wood

Knitting Sheath.

hand carved from a single piece of wood in the folk art tradition,

with fabulous & intricate carving in an unusual shape & form.

(please see pics.)

Often carved by loved ones & given as a love token

in the rural & working class communities of the North of England.

This one has initials M.J.B to the front centre,

witha finecarved handle with geometric banded design

& foliate shoulder decoration all with a diamond edged belt border.

The needle end has a brass disc terminal

with a gentle bowing curveto the straight length,

all carved with great skill.

(please see pics.)

Plain to the reverse.

(please see pic.# 4)

Completely original & exactly as we found it.

This is a scarce shape & form,

the straight sided "dagger" form is mostunusual.

I have only seen this shape once before, probably 20 years ago


it camefrom the Appleby area of the North Penines.

I do not know where this example was made


I also do not know who the initials were or the family name.

(22cm long x 6cm wide)


Totally original & fresh to the market.

Completely as found with no splits, cracks orrestoration.

Uncleaned &unpolished.

Antique, used &pre-owned,

withsome light signs of age & use, as you would expect.

(please see pics.)

Some minor surface marks &light rubbing in parts,

with some darker staining to the bottom section

Some rubbing & marks to the surface of the reverse shoulder area.

(please see all photographs that show the item condition.)

Otherwiseit isvery goodthroughout for it's age & use,

is a highly unusual example


it displays absolutely beautifully.

(please see all of the photographs provided, that show the exact item condition.)

An excellent knitting sheath,

that would grace any collection


a particularly good example.


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