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Object Name Set, Shaving
Catalog Number 0985.07.00047
Description Set of steel razor blades in a burgundy velvet lined wooden box. Also enclosed is a bone and steel razor handle with a leaf design and a pair of tweezers. "John Rogers and Son" is printed in the inside edge of the box lid. Each razor blade is marked with a different day of the week.
Dimensions H-1.625 W-2.875 L-6.375 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis
Made John Rogers and Son
Provenance Set of razors owned by Jefferson Davis and believed donated by his grandchildren.

"A box of razors that belonged to President Jefferson Davis."
People Davis, Jefferson