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Tape Measure

1977.616 (RS116937)

Description

Muslin tape measure with steel ring attached at beginning; printed black numerals; originally designed to be housed in a case; case missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1850
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
muslin
steel (alloy)
Object type
Weights & Measures T&E
Descriptive terms
MEASURE, TAPE
muslin
Muslin
Steel
steel (alloy)
tape measures
Dimensions
61.25 x 0.438 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.616
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4314

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