Straight Razor

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-45398

Description

A hinged straight razor with a steel blade and an ivory handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

razors
steel (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
Product, Shaving
Razor
Razor, Straight
Razor, Straight

Inscription

"Joseph Elliot's/ Best Silver Steel/ Sheffield, Eng" (Engraved on the blade)

Additional Identification Number

1952.97A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hair Care Artifacts

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. G. Marshall Lindley

Accession Number

1952.97.1