Horn scissors

Side view of a pair of scissors showing the blades open. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the blades open. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the blades closed. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the blades closed. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the blades closed. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the damage to the handle. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the damage to the handle. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the damage to the blade. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the damage to the blade.
Side view of a pair of scissors showing the blades open. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the blades open. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the blades closed. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the blades closed. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the blades closed. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the damage to the handle. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the damage to the handle. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the damage to the blade. Side view of a pair of scissors showing the damage to the blade.
Details
Object number
WCHL : 446
Country
Date
1800 - 1899

Description

A pair of 19th century scissors in honey coloured horn, possibly used for ribbon straightening. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
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Dimensions
Width
48mm
Length
140mm
Colour