Braille slate

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 2001.211.115

Description: Board slate; beige plastic; board has furrows, pins, and a top-hinged frame; guide has 2 pegs on back to fit holes in frame; 2 lines of 36 cells; 1/4 in. torn square piece of masking tape with "A5" handwritten in pen, at top left on front of frame. "General Plastics - Roma" --back of board.

Height: 13.75

Width: 9.75

Depth: 0.375

Date Made: n.d.

Place of Origin: Rome, Italy

Collection: Ronecker Slate Collection

History/Provenance: Ronecker Slate Collection

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.211

Subjects: Boards (writing) Braille Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: overall board ; 1 1/8 x 10 1/4 in. guide

Made: General Plastics

Material: Plastic

Updated: 07/24/2015