Tape measure

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-175794

Description

Miniature cast iron pig with underside of stomach open and hollow to reveal tape measure [red, cotton] inside. Metal tail rotates around and winds tape meaure back inside pig.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tape measures
cast iron
cotton (textile)
Measure, Tape

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 3/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.753