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Carved fid
Carved fid, made of ivory.
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Late 19th century?
14cm long x 1.3cm diameter at top
Although fids were generally used for splicing rope, this fid was more likely to have been made as an ornament. It belonged to Robert Jamieson of Beala, Fetlar.

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