Hem Measure (USA)
This is a Hem measure. It was manufactured by William B. Kerr & Company. It is dated ca. 1894 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Mrs. Earle F. Hiscock.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. Earle F. Hiscock.
Its dimensions are
H x W : 11.5 x 3.1 cm (4 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)
It has the following markings
Pat. "Oct 2, 1894" fleur de lys (ken mark?)
Cite this object as
Hem Measure (USA); Manufactured by William B. Kerr & Company (United States); silver; H x W : 11.5 x 3.1 cm (4 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Earle F. Hiscock; 1976-108-1