Paper hanger's knife

identifier

ID 598

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V 96.0040 L=44,5cm WD=3,5cm WT=200gr. Inscription: WW WALKRON image crown.
description

Knife with a long (approx. 30 cm), spatula-shaped blade with a rectangular cut in section, attached to a straight handle. It is used to strip wallpaper glued in along the edge of the pasting table from the selvedge. For this purpose, a thin metal strip was applied to the long side of the table.

See also the wallpaper knife and the paper hanger's casing knife. [MOT]