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Tailoring Square

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Tailoring square used by William Partick Houston, a tailor working in Dumfries around 1900.

 

21" x 8.5" tailoring square. The curved inner section was shaped for sleeve work.

Place of Production:
42 Gerrard Street, London
Materials/Media:
wood, mahogany, metal
Dimensions:
L535mm, W230mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1997.49.1
Digital Number:
DMTL037a-c
Creation Date:
c1900 - 1910
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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