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Sewing Scissors in Sheath

1969.3379 (RS8378)

Description

Pair of silver scissors with scalloped edged handles, sheath has floral and geometric bright cut engraving.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1810
Inscriptions
Scissors: "BAGSHAW" "C.A. CHASE" Sheath: "L.B. / L. Bigelow" (Stamped, engraved)
Location of origin
American
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
SCISSORS
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 3/8 in x 3/16 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3379
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
103205
Reference Notes
For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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