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Hook

Description

A shaved branch with twigs coming out from the end, forms an upright with 5 hooks. The post is notched near the top for hanging bunches of flax and to drape candles from it.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
shaving (process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Hook
hooks (fasteners)
Shaved
shaving (process)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
22 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.395
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11445

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