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Tape measure

Description

Miniature cast iron pig with underside of stomach open and hollow to reveal tape measure [red, cotton] inside. Metal tail rotates around and winds tape meaure back inside pig.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Material
cast iron
cotton (textile)
Object type
Weights & Measure T&E
Descriptive terms
cast iron
cotton (textile)
Measure, Tape
tape measures
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 3/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.753
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
175794

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