Sailmaker's seaming palm, ca. 1901
Contributed by an individual through Maine Historical Society
Sailmaking palms are worn on the hand and used to push the sailmaker's needle through heavy materials.
The seaming palm is used for hand-stitching panels of canvas together while making sails.
This well-worn palm, owned by Camden sailmaker Amos Perkins Lord, is missing the round metal eye that supported the end of the needle while pushing through the fabric.
- Title: Sailmaker's seaming palm, ca. 1901
- Creation Date: circa 1901
- Subject Date: circa 1901
- Town: Camden
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Leather
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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