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RULER FROM NECESSAIRE

Made by: Jos. SauerWein & Company (Retailer)

Currently in storage


About this object

The compartment at the back are a hairbrush and a clothes brush with boule decoration on the backs. Also a folding metric measure in ivory or bone. The ruler is made from thin pieces of bone. It has some measurements along its sides. It folds up into 4 inch pieces and is connected by small nails.

Object name:
RULER FROM NECESSAIRE
Made from:
Ivory -- nails
Made in:
Austria
Date made:
1845

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
34.21.32
Class:
WOOD
Signature marks:
NUMBER on edges: numbers for inches
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973