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Pumice stone

Piece of pumice stone, used to prepare ivory surface for painting by smoothing saw and scratch marks. Located in the bottom drawer on the left side of the paint box formerly belonging to Caroline Schetky Richardson.

Credit Line

Gift of William and Nancy Osgood

about 1820–30

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 4.4 x 1.9 cm (2 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1995.156.42

Medium or Technique

pumice stone

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Painting