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Catalog Number 1992.009.001
Object Name Caliper
Description Buttons Calipers used by Abe Jacobs, donor's father-in-law, during his years at English-American Tailoring Co. and then Grief and Brothers, (1915-1950). Made of brass with numbers/ scales for measuring L.M.F. and a thumb knob for opening scale. Shaped like an "L". Reverse is inscribed: "Abe Jacobs" "Strazza Speroni & Co."
Date 1915-1950
Year Range from 1915.0
Year Range to 1950.0
Length (in) 3.375
Width (in) 1
People Jacobs, Abe
Subjects Tailoring
Businessmen-Jewish
Business, Jewish Owned
Search Terms English-American Tailoring Co.
Grief and Brothers
Strazza Speroni & Co.
Condition Good
Dimension type 1.0
Imagefile 151\1992009001-2.JPG
Lexicon sub-category Textileworking T&E