textile tool; resist applicator

Resist applicator in the form of a metal wax applicator stamp, or cap. The scrolled, foliate pattern is formed by metal strips. These are slotted together on the top. A handle has been attached to the back, and covered with a strip of cotton textile.The ends of the strip have been secured by knotting.

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