Pen Wiper

Collection Type

  • textiles

Date

1885-1914

GUSN

GUSN-72753

Description

Pen wiper with circular, felt body. Four miniature rats mounted on top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blotters (writing equipment)
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
wool (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
mouse (animal)
Wiper, Pen
Brass
Wool
Slip Cast
Mouse
Wiper, Pen

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.875 (H), 3.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.1248