Late American Victorian , circa 1890 , this antique hem gauge is made of sterling silver and marked as such on both sides of the slightly puffed decorative top . ......4 & 1/8" long in all, the ruler portion is made of steel and marked in three one inch increments . The attached clamp moves easily up and down the ruler and stays perfectly in place for accurate measuring . ...... Low-tech , and still as usable today as the day it was made !
Origin ; American , Circa 1890
Materials ; Sterling Silver & Steel
Size ; 4 & 1/8" Long Overall , ......3" Ruler
Scale ; Adult Size Sewing Implement , ...... Please note sizes as items can appear larger or smaller in the pictures than in person.
Condition ; Excellent
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