Bistoury

Bistoury

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Description
Bistoury with a curved steel blade that folds into the tortoise shell handle, and a “W. R. GOULDING & CO. / NEW YORK” inscription.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lancet, thumb
surgical instrument
bistoury, thumb
maker
Goulding, William R.
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in x 1/2 in;.635 cm x 9.2075 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
2012.0165.242.08
catalog number
2012.0165.242.08
accession number
2012.0165
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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