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Carpenter's Scribe

This is a Carpenter's scribe. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is bone. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Bernheimer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. and Ms. Bernheimer .

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 30 x 9.8 x 6 cm (11 13/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Carpenter's Scribe; bone; H x W x D: 30 x 9.8 x 6 cm (11 13/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. and Ms. Bernheimer ; 1917-1-2-a,b

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