Carpenter's rule

Object Number: 
Z.178
Date: 
ca.1779
Medium: 
Wood, brass
Dimensions: 
folded: 1 5/8 x 6 1/8 x 1/8 in. ( 4.1 x 15.6 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Wooden carpenter's rule with twelve inch marks on one side; central brass hinge allows the rule to fold.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group