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Bellows

1998.403 (RS22938)

Description

Small bellows inlaid w/ mother-of-pearl in geometric design. Face of bellows covered in triangular m-o-p pieces. Back has 4 m-o-p pieces. Inlay of metal bordering geometric design. Red leather connecting bellows. Brass blower piece and tacks on sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
mother of pearl
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
BELLOWS
bellows
Brass
brass (alloy)
leather
Leather
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
13 x 5 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.403
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18367

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