Implements (object genre)
This soft pine board was used in cleaning knives. The blade was placed on the raised sloped center that was sometimes covered with leather, then cleaned and polished. Other types of knife boards consisted of a long, narrow wooden board with an open box at the end to hold the polishing agent.
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Michigan State University. Museum
4899cw and 4799cw knifeboard