c. 1890-1910
Gift of Roselee Higdon

"Alphabets, Bobbins and Cross-stitch: Samplers and Needlework Tools from the Collection of the Oakland Museum," History Special Gallery, 9/18/93 - 4/3/94.

tape measure. Description: tape measure in the shape of a fruit basekt; probably celluloid; tinted at the top; tape no longer comes out. Dimensions: 1 5/8" x 1 5/8" x 1 1/8" condition: fair; tape measure no longer works; bottom broken off basket (but will mend nicely). History: Purchased by Betty Ault from Mrs. Terry Polson, Mont. in March of 1965 for $1.50. References/Remarks: Ault Tape Measure number 6 "Little Fruit Basket".
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