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Tailor's Measure

Description

Rectangular length of wood with straight edge marked in inches (1 through 37); the upper edge is in a swooping odd arch shape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1830
Inscriptions
Incised on the end is the date: '1827'
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cherry (wood)
Object type
Weights & Measures T&E
Descriptive terms
Cherry
cherry (wood)
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
YARDSTICK
yardsticks
Dimensions
38 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1621
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3121

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