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Curtain stretcher

2005.15.2 (RS30982)

Description

Two matching parts made of a wood piece that has a black metal bracket on one end with a hook protruding out. The piece of wood is number in inches one to twelve, repeating four times wtih nine extra inches at the end. Below the stamped numbers is a ridge with small sharp hooks. About halfway down the wood is a slit that goes through to the other side. Attached to the back of the board is another piece of wood that is shorter and attached by a hinge so it can be pulled out forming a leg.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940
Material
metal
molding (forming)
sawing
wood (plant material)
Object type
Maintenance T&E
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Illinois (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Roslindale (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
metal
molding (forming)
sawing
Stretcher, Curtain
stretchers (furniture components)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
59 x 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.15.2
Credit Line
Gift of Rita Feil
GUSN
189526

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