[Left hand denim tekko (hand protector), Oahu, Hawaii]
Gift of Barbara Kawakami
1 hand protector : denim ; 9.5 x 4.5 in.
Denim tekko (hand protector) for left hand only. Shape similar to mitten with finger tips cut off; palm lined with muslin; reinforced stitching between thumb and first finger. Thumb to wrist: 8 in.
Tekko was worn on left hand for extra heavy field work by men and women.
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