Gill Measure

Gill Measure

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Description
Baluster measure with ball-and-bar thumb piece and plain, flat lid; gill size. Body with galleried rim and flared base; one incised line around rim and foot, two pairs around body. Plain strap handle with short terminal; cylindrical strut. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
date made
1720-1820
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 5/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 in; 9.2075 cm x 7.3025 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0222
catalog number
67.0222
accession number
250853
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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