Antique Sterling silver tatting shuttle. This shuttle feels wonderful in the hand. The sterling silver Shuttle weighs 7 grams including thread. The shuttle has a wonderful gunmetal grey patina that only comes with antique sterling silver.
Date: Circa 1900 or earlier
Marks: Sterling followed by 3 unidentifiable letters of company of manufacture
Size: A little over 2.75 inches long
Condition: I have not polished the shuttle. Some minor scratches consistent with useage. Overall, excellent condition. Please see photos.
Ref: Sewing Tools and Trinkets by Helen Lester Thompson page 110
Antique Sterling Silver Tatting Shuttle circa 1900