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Hair Grooming

Object Number: 
2002.1.2419
Date: 
1833-1990
Medium: 
Wood, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
12 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 5/8 in.
Description: 
This wood strip has is sheathed in a slightly abrasive metal sleeve for the honing and sharpening of razors. The black cardboard case has a white label that reads in black "E.M. Pomeroy's Patent Metallic Hone and Elastic Razor Strap..." with instructions for care and use of the strop.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group