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Plumb-Bob

Description

Wooden turnip-shaped plumb-bob with iron peg running through it from top to bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
oak (wood)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Construction T&E
Descriptive terms
Bob, Plumb
Iron
iron (metal)
Oak
plumb bobs
Possibly oak (wood)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.542
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10650

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