[18th century gilder's pad with folding vellum manuscript envelope].
A gilder's pad, a tool used as a base for cutting leaf down to manageable sizes, with a wind screen fashioned with a parchment document. Red calfskin over padding nailed to a wooden board with a loop handle on the underside for artisan's grip.
Cushing: Laughlin (Does not check out)
TS715 .A12 1786
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