Paper Clasp

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-5612

Description

Right hand of woman wearing bracelets and a lace cuff; hinged to shaped base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paper clips
fasteners
brass (alloy)
stamping (forming)
lace (needlework)
Brass
Stamped
Lace
CLIP, PAPER

Inscription

Base stamped ""F. & E. RATCLIFF/PATENTEES/ BIRMINGHAM""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Birmingham, England

Dimensions

1.25 x 3.938 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.894