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Fid

Fid

Object name: Fid
Date: 1600-1877
Dimensions:
245 mm
Medium: Whalebone
Where found:
Object number: C03069
DescriptionStake shaped scrimshaw fid, made of whalebone. Fids were used to work rope and canvas by sailors and sail makers. Found in Aldgate in 1877.
Culture: Story of Southwark