Cornhusker

84.17.70

Category
Creation Date
20th century
Dimensions

3.65 long

Count
1
Description
Palm corn husker; a leather piece is shaped to fit the lower part of the palm of the hand, wrapping around the outside of the thumb and the edge of the hand opposite; a .38 in. wide strap passes between the edge of the palm and the thumb, through a hole in the flap around the thumb, across the back of the wrist to the opposite side, and back again to a buckle at the base of the thumb; a metal plate on the palm has a curved hook near the upper edge; “STARK’S DANDY” is incised on the metal plate, which is attached to the leather piece with four rivets; used to pull the husks from dried corn.
Geographic Notes
s.l.

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