Aglet pliers

identifier

ID 238

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V Dv 1203 L=21cm WD=5,5cm WT=350gr
description

The shoemaker fixes the aglet on shoelaces with these pliers. He places this iron band on the lace to prevent it from fraying and to make it easier to thread. The jaws are slightly hollowed out for the curve of the aglet.

See also the lace-tag fitter. [MOT]