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Scissors

1991.1131 (RS21159)

Description

A pair of assymetrical blades- one like a knife blade, the other with a blunt end. There is a pivot at the mid-section by a steel pin, on the gently arched handles, the one with a scrolled end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
steel (alloy)
Object type
Multiple Use Artifact
Descriptive terms
scissors
SCISSORS
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 1 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1131
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3345

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