Shears

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Object Name: 
Shears
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
94.7.11
Dimensions: 
Overall W (with handles): 9.6 cm, L: 24.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1900-1950
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Raymond Suppes
Primary Description: 
Silver-colored metal with rusty spots; hand-made. Two-section pair of shears with curved handles bent back on themselves, hexagon nuts holding screw.
Provenance: 
Suppes, Ruth M. (Mrs. Raymond), Former Collection
1994-10-18
Glass of the Sultans
Venue(s)
Benaki Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dale Chihuly: Installations
Venue(s)
Knoxville Museum of Art 2000-06-12 through 2000-09-10