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Straight Razor

1940.861.1-.2AB (RS239781)

Description

A straight razor with a hinged steel blade and a black shell handle. [.1] A black cardboard and leather case. [.2ab]

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Manufactured By/ Wade & Butcher/ Sheffield" (Engraved on the blade)
"Wade &/ Butcher/ Sheffield" (Imprinted on the case)
Material
cardboard
leather
shell (animal material)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hair Care Artifacts
Descriptive terms
cardboard
leather
Product, Shaving
Razor
Razor, Straight
razors
shell (animal material)
steel (alloy)
Accession Number
1940.861.1-.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. George Winslow
GUSN
40741

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