Master Tailor's Cloth Ell, Polished wood inlaid witth bone

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Master Tailor's Cloth Ell of Polished wood inlaid witth bone, Flanders and North German, prior to 1815. Marked with two
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Master Tailor"'s Cloth Ell of Polished wood inlaid witth bone, Flanders and North German, prior to 1815. Marked with two scales on opposite faces. Handle with bone collar. (a) 27 1/2" divided into 4 quarters of 6 7/8" for Brabant, Ostend and Ypres. (b) 23" divided into 4 quarters of 5 3/4" for North German Baltic cities, Hanover etc.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1954-126
type:
tailor's rule (ell)
credit:
Warner, R.

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