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1 x 3/8 x 13/32 in. (2.5 x 1 x 1 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 73.1.64
Geography: North and Central America, United States, Washington, Fort Vancouver (Kanaka Village)
Classification: Tools and Equipment; Arts and Crafts Tools

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  • brass - Alloy of copper and zinc, usually with copper as the major alloying element and zinc up to 40% by weight. For an alloy consisting mainly of copper, combined most often with tin, but at times also with other metals, use "bronze (metal)."
  • tacks - Small, sharp-pointed nail-like fasteners of iron or brass with a comparatively large head and used for fastening a light or thin object to something more solid.
  • tools - Objects, especially those hand-held, for performing or facilitating mechanical operations.

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