510 – Prickers: Antler tines

Physical description:
3 short antler tine (not bone) pointed pricking tools.
Museum classification:
Working Tools
Size:
150mm long
Information:
Original text by Cecil Williamson: 'Three odd looking bone prickers. Once in common use among fishermen and sailors for piercing sail cloth and canvas. Witches of the south west use them for making sea magic and in wind rituals and for other uses. A highly prized hand tool.'
Resource:
object
Materials:
Antler
Copyright ownership:
Copyright to The Museum of Witchcraft Ltd.
Original text by Cecil Williamson: 'Three odd looking bone prickers. Once in common use among fishermen and sailors for piercing sail cloth and canvas. Witches of the south west use them for making sea magic and in wind rituals and for other uses. A highly prized hand tool.'