Scissors

Scissors

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Description
Two, short, identical, rounded-back blades on long, shallow S-curve arms, tapering square in section, that loop back and terminate in large, equal-size, drop-shape finger rings or loops open at top. Both blades scalloped below joint. Peened pivot with square washer on one side. Possible stamped mark on outside of one blade.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
scissors
Object Type
scissors
date made
1725 - 1775
place made
United Kingdom: England
United States
Physical Description
iron, wrought (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 7 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in;.9525 cm x 18.0975 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
DL.388287
catalog number
388287
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
subject
Commercial Furnishings
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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