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Bellows

Description

"Turtleback form." Wooden sides attached to faded blue-green leather gussets with iron nails. Turned iron nozzle. One side has circular air hole. Broken leather loop originally used to hang bellows at tip. White leather woven in basket weave pattern at tip above nozzle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Material
iron (metal)
leather
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Descriptive terms
Bellows
bellows
iron (metal)
leather
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
19 5/16 x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.25
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
17254

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