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Shears

Shears

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Description
With long, wide, pointed upper blade and blunt lower blade on short curved arms with contoured oval eye rings, one slightly larger than the other. Pivot projects on both sides. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
shears
Object Type
shears
date made
1800 - 1850
place made
United States: Middle Atlantic
United States: Virginia
Associated Place
United States: Middle Atlantic
United States: Virginia
Physical Description
iron or steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 5/8 in x 11 1/8 in x 3 7/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 28.2575 cm x 9.8425 cm
ID Number
DL.332336
catalog number
332336
accession number
94381
Credit Line
Gift of D. I. Bushnell, Jr.
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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