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American Decorative Arts

Burnishing tool

ca. 1850

Maple, steel

10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm)
Anonymous Purchase Fund
1985.21.1
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 54.

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