Fancy embroidery scissors in the shape of an armored pikeman

Fancy embroidery scissors in the shape of an armored pikeman

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Pair of decorative embroidery scissors, blades in shape of armored pikeman, die cast steel blades, handles and armor have gold coating. The donor, Charles Wiebusch, was associated with the cutlery firm that shared his name, "American and Foreign agents, manufacturers, and importers" of knives, scissors, etc.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Scissors
embroidery scissors
date made
ca. 1900
place made
Germany
ID Number
TE.T111627.099
catalog number
T111627.099
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Wiebusch
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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