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Marbles or 'bools'

Description:

Six clay marbles or 'bools'.  Children used to collect clay and roll it into bools for the men at the brickworks to fire in their kiln.

Place of Production:
Sanquhar Brickworks, Sanquhar
Materials/Media:
clay
Dimensions:
diameter 15mm - 23mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Digital Number:
SQTM001n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council