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Nautical Block

Description

Wooden nautical block or pulley (probably mahogany) with dark leather covering the cord/rope, deep chestnut brown wood.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cord (fiber product)
leather
mahogany (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Mechanical T&E
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cord
cord (fiber product)
leather
Leather
Probably mahogany (wood)
Pulley
pulley blocks
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.546
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10654

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