Tape measure

Object Number: 
Z.1549.8
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Ivory, vegetable ivory, silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 5.4 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Ivory tape measure in the form of a rook (chess piece), with blue silk measuring tape and a vertical ivory handle at the top which winds and unwinds the tape.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group