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[Ruler]

[Ruler]
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ruler
L: 3.5 in, W: 0.5 in, H: 0.125 in
metal

, unknown

(2004.1.159)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 ruler : metal ; 3.5 x 0.5 x 0.125 in.

Thin metal bar used as a ruler has two grooved lines (3.25 x 0.1875 in.) on the surface of one side.

History
Mrs. Shizu Kaigo used ruler to make stencils for kamon or mon (Japanese family crest) on formal kimonos for the Japanese community in Hawaii.

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