Sewing Scissors in Sheath

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1795-1810

GUSN

GUSN-103205

Description

Pair of silver scissors with scalloped edged handles, sheath has floral and geometric bright cut engraving.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silver (metal)
SCISSORS

Inscription

Scissors: "BAGSHAW" "C.A. CHASE" Sheath: "L.B. / L. Bigelow" (Stamped, engraved)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

2712

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

1 3/8 in x 3/16 in (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3379

Reference Notes

For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).