Razor set

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-26000

Description

1 & 2) Rectangular steel razor blade marked on one side "CHALLENGE CUTLERY CO./ NEW YORK" and on the other side "EXTRA GERMAN/ HOLLOW GROUND" pivot into oblong shaped orange celluloid handles w/ variegated white stripes. (3) Black leather case w/ linen hinged and steel clasp lined on the interior w/ light green velvet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

razors
sets (groups)
celluloid (cellulosic)
leather
steel (alloy)
velvet (fabric weave)
Steel
Celluloid
Leather
Velvet
SET, SHAVING

Maker

Challenge Cutlery Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Dimensions

0.875 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Phoebe McKernan

Accession Number

1980.447.1-3

Places

New York state (United States)