Bag for sliding caliper used by Dr. Montague Cobb

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Owned by
Cobb, William Montague M.D., American, 1904 - 1990
Medium
cotton
Dimensions
H x W: 12 3/4 × 6 in. (32.4 × 15.2 cm)
Place used
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
mid 20th century
Description
This is a rectangular light colored cotton bag with two sections. The single long pocket is divided in two by a piece of cotton, creating two pockets. There is a section of cloth that folds over the top of the bag, creating a flap. A string made of rolled up fabric is attached to the right corner of the flap.
Topic
African American
Activism
Education
Health
Local and regional
Medicine
Race discrimination
Science
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Michael L. Blakey
Object number
2014.308.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Medical
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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