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Paper Clasp

1971.894 (RS117865)

Description

Right hand of woman wearing bracelets and a lace cuff; hinged to shaped base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Inscriptions
Base stamped ""F. & E. RATCLIFF/PATENTEES/ BIRMINGHAM""
Location of origin
Birmingham, England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
stamping (forming)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
CLIP, PAPER
fasteners
Lace
lace (needlework)
paper clips
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Dimensions
1.25 x 3.938 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.894
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5612

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