Antique Treen 19th Century Mahogany Tapered Ell Rule

GBP 145.00

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Object Description

A solid mahogany tapered ell rule, having a turned handle and grooved lines for measuring cloth. Until the early 19th century, the ell rule was a common measure for cloth on the continent. In England it was officially 1.15 yards and in Scotland 37.2 inches.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:32 in. (81.5 cm.) x H:¾ in. (2 cm.) x D:¾ in. (2 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1820

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