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Accession # SRM1984-61.1

Buttonhole cutter

19th century


Buttonhole cutters were used to create buttonholes in fabric. A piece of cloth would be placed over a wooden board, the cutter placed on the fabric and a sharp tap given to it to create a neat and precise hole.




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