Digital Commonwealth

Abacus

Item Information

Title:
Abacus
Description:
Abacus, probably for a child, made of 12 iron wires held in wood frame w/ a handle. Each wire holds four red and four green painted wooden beads.
Date:
1860–1920
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
cutting (dividing)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
abaci (calculators)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
education
Iron
Cut
Turned
Painted
Education
Extent:
0.625 in. x 13 in. x 9.5 in. (H x W x D)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
Accession #:
1998.5083
Identifier:
24199