Scissors

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3345

Description

A pair of assymetrical blades- one like a knife blade, the other with a blunt end. There is a pivot at the mid-section by a steel pin, on the gently arched handles, the one with a scrolled end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scissors
steel (alloy)
Steel
SCISSORS

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Multiple Use Artifact

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 1 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1131