Square, Carpenter's

Collection Type

  • Cultural artifacts

Date

18th century

GUSN

GUSN-246079

Description

Carpenter's square; wooden; L-shaped; two pieces of wood; dovetailed; pegged together; circular hole at one end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carpenters' squares
wood (plant material)
dovetail joints
Wood
Square, Carpenter's

Inscription

"S::P" (cut into)
"Samuel Pierce/ 1745" (written on paper tag)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Woodworking T&E

Dimensions

9 1/8 x 6 7/8 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase - MV Auctions

Accession Number

2004.29.1

Places

Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)