Balance Scale

Balance Scale

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Object Name
scale, balance
date made
18th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, wrought (beam material)
wire, iron (hooks; hanging loop; rims in pans material)
brass (pans material)
cotton (cord material)
overall: 1 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 3.81 cm x 22.225 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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