- Museum number
Knitting-sheath (?), carved wood, in three sections, the lower section faceted with zigzag pattern, the middle section square with cross motifs, the upper section openwork containing three moving balls carved out of the same block of wood, the finial in the form of a hand.
- Production date
Length: 34 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Possibly Dutch or Flemish, see K. Sullivan, 'Needelwork Tools and Accessories - a Dutch Tradition', Woodbridge 2004, pp. 158, 160 and 168 for related examples.
- Not on display
- small hole in forefinger of hand
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number