Caliper

Object Number: 
INV.13691
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 12.1 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Brass and iron caliper; oval grip and upper half of each adjustable leg made of brass, and lower half of each leg made of iron.
Gallery Label: 
Calipers were measuring tools used for determining, for example, the thickness or diameter of an object.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group