Barnet Rudin's Tailor's Sign

Description
These shears, pressing board, buttonhole cutter, buttonhole scissors, thread holders, and measuring sticks were owned by a Russian Jew named Barnet Rudin. An apprentice tailor from Minsk, Rudin immigrated to New York City in 1899 and finally settled in Rochester, NY, in 1908. There he opened a tailor's shop, which he continued to run up until his death in 1959.
Object Name
sign, tailor
Date made
ca 1890
user
Rudin, Bainet
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 in x 30 in; 45.72 cm x 76.2 cm
Place Made
Belarus: Minskaya Voblasts', Minsk
ID Number
TE*T17138
catalog number
T17138
accession number
310752
subject
Tailor
Immigration
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Work
Artifact Walls exhibit
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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