Strop, razor; Greig, A.; [?]; MT1993.90.1


Strop, razor

About this object

Strop; a leather and canvas strop used to sharpen razor blades. One end has a wire hook and the other end has a leather handle joined to the strop by wire. The strop forms a long loop for the blade to be run backwards and forwards along.


Greig, A.

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made


Medium and Materials

processed material, metal
organic, animal, skin, mammal skin, cow skin, cow leather
processed material, textile, canvas

Inscription and Marks

Punched into leather at top end of strop: 'MADE SPECIALLY FOR / A. GREIG / HAIRDRESSER / DUNEDIN'


h 20mm x l 665mm x w 55mm

Subject and Association Keywords

domestic accessories

Subject and Association Keywords

household, bathroom

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

bathroom objects

Object number


Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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