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Square, Carpenter's

2004.29.1 (RS85276)

Description

Carpenter's square; wooden; L-shaped; two pieces of wood; dovetailed; pegged together; circular hole at one end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
18th century
Inscriptions
"S::P" (cut into)
"Samuel Pierce/ 1745" (written on paper tag)
Material
dovetail joints
wood (plant material)
Object type
Woodworking T&E
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
carpenters' squares
dovetail joints
Square, Carpenter's
Wood
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Pierce, Samuel, 1739-1815
Dimensions
9 1/8 x 6 7/8 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2004.29.1
Credit Line
Museum Purchase - MV Auctions
GUSN
246079

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