'Fox head' tool - furrier's tool

Description:
The tool on the right hand side of this photograph was used by Matthew Shaw, who was a furrier in the 1920s and 1930s, to shape fox heads for the fox fur stoles that were fashionable at the time. The photograph also shows five other tools used by furriers, including a pair of pliers.
Production Date:
1920-1939
ID no:
JML_1998.44
Object Size:
90 mm - width (whole), 150 mm - length (whole)
Maker:
unknown
Copyright:
Image copyright Jewish Museum, London.
Object Material:
wood

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