Sheep shears

Sheep shears

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Object Name
Scissors
shears, sheep
Object Type
scissors
Date made
1600 - 1700
associated date
1800 - 1899
place made
United States: New Mexico
place used
Mexico
Physical Description
hand-wrought (overall production method/technique)
metal, iron (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 32.2 cm x 13.1 cm x 1.7 cm; 12 11/16 in x 5 5/32 in x 21/32 in
ID Number
CL.215436
accession number
39278
catalog number
215436
Credit Line
Gift of John R. DeMier
subject
Sheep
Wool
Spanish
New Mexico
Indians
Native Americans
metalworking
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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