Sailors' craftwork, Decorative art

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Sailors' craftwork

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Collection Sailors' craftwork, Decorative art
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID AAA0107
Description A sailor's blackjack made of spliced varnished rope with a loop at one end and a rope-covered lead weight at the other. The item is worked in 8-strand square sennit with a Turk's head, the lead ball at the end is covered with needle hitching.
Date made Early 20th century

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials hemp fibre; metal: alloy
Measurements 440 x 41 mm
  • Blackjack (AAA0107)
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