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Wrist Strap

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This strap was presumably used by Jefferson to provide support to his wrists, which he injured on different occasions and troubled him as he grew older. For more information see the entry on the Dumbbell.


Artist/Maker Unknown
Createdca. 1812
Origin/PurchaseMonticello
Object TypePersonal Objects
Materialsleather, brass
Dimensions7 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.
LocationCabinet

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