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Bedkey

Description

Rough hewn rectangular block of wood with a 'U'-shaped cut-out at one end and a crudely chamfered handle piercing the other end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
bed keys
Bedkey
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
15 1/8 x 9 1/2 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.487
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11159

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