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Hair Grooming

Object Number: 
2002.1.817
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Metal, wood, paper
Dimensions: 
12 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.
Description: 
This wooden block has a slightly abrasive surface for the honing and sharpening of razors. A cardboard case reads "Yale's Metallic Hone and Strop".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group