Tillet block insert

Description
Tillet blocks were used to stamp the outer wrapping of bales of cloth before they were exported from Exeter. This small block is probably an insert for a larger design and features a tree.
Accession Loan No.
1895/12/107
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
tillet block insert
Simple Name
stamp
Full Name
tillet block, fir tree
Period Classification
Georgian (1714-1837)
Family Group

Material
wood
Collector / Excavator
Davey, TB
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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