Tailor's Measure

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1825-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3121

Description

Rectangular length of wood with straight edge marked in inches (1 through 37); the upper edge is in a swooping odd arch shape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

yardsticks
cherry (wood)
cherry (wood)
Shaker (Christian sect)
Cherry
Shaker
YARDSTICK

Inscription

Incised on the end is the date: '1827'

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

38 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1621