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Name Die

Place Made:
Salem North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1815-1840
Medium:
wrought iron
Dimensions:
LOA 4; WOA 1 5/8
Accession Number:
D-179
Description:
Karsten Petersen, a cabinetmaker, used this name die to mark his tools and some of the furniture he made.
History:
This die was used by Karsten Petersen to stamp his name on many tools now in the museum (See C-40 and T-33, P-714, 1074 group, 2251, etc) and possibly some furniture.
Credit Line:
Wachovia Historical Society Collection