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Object Number: 
1947.461c1-29
Date: 
1775-1795
Medium: 
Metal, wood
Dimensions: 
largest: 17 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 43.8 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Twenty-nine files; twenty-one with wooden handles and eight without handles; blades range from rough to fine and from long and heavy to narrow and light.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, these files are part of a collection of tools belonging to miniaturist John Ramage.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group