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Abacus

1998.5083 (RS23987)

Description

Abacus, probably for a child, made of 12 iron wires held in wood frame w/ a handle. Each wire holds four red and four green painted wooden beads.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cutting (dividing)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Data Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
abaci (calculators)
ABACUS
Cut
cutting (dividing)
Education
education
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
0.625 x 13 x 9.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5083
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24199

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