Welt plough; RA2018.148

Name/Title

Welt plough

About this object

A welt plough or welt knife is used by bootmakers for trimming the welt, a leather rim sewn round the edge of a shoe upper to which the sole is attached. The tool has a V-shaped blade attached to a wooden handle that has signs that it has been hammered on the end.

Medium and Materials

Wood, Metal

Measurements

196H x 27W x 24D mm

Object Type

Bootmaking Tools

Object number

RA2018.148

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