Bodkin

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Date:1875

Description:

Bone bodkin used by Richard Dodd at Hall & Son tailors, Leamington Spa. It is pencil shaped with a turned design one end and a point at the other.

Before stitching a garment properly, tailors would use a loose stitch called a tacking stitch. This bodkin was used to remove the tacking stitch after a fitting.


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1870s
Bill Head
Bill Head

Printed headed paper for bills from Hall & Son Tailors, Leamington Spa.

1890s
Furniture Store's Bill
Furniture Store's Bill

A printed and handwritten bill to Mrs Hamilton Davies from Thomas Lane and Company. ...

1940s
Tailor & Cutter Magazine
Tailor & Cutter Magazine

The Tailor & Cutter 20th June 1947 Vol 82 No.4207 Pages 417 - 432 The Tailor ...

1990s
Letter
Letter

A letter sent by T.W. Ferrers-Walker to Mr Dodd on 27 March 1990. In the letter ...

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Donor ref:LEAMG : M4691.2010.30 (70/28746)

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