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Title: Docker's hook
Item Name: Craft and Industry

Description:

A docker's hook or "cat's paw", used for hauling sacks on the docks. Turned wooden handle. Steel swan head with spatulate end, set with 10 metal spikes. Marked "Patent", but the rest of the lettering is indistinct. Early 20th century.


Year: 1900-1930(c)
Materials: steel; wood
Measurements: L:22cm; W:11.2cm
ID_Number: ERYMS (Goole) : M5949