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Curtain Stretcher

2005.15.6 (RS30982)

Description

Long piece of wood that has black stamped numbers running its length. Numbers start with eleven, go an inch to twelve and then start back at one, continuing twelve with an inch in between. Repeats four times with nine extra inches. About half way down there is a three-fouths inch wide slit running down the piece until about two inches from the end. At one end (one without slit) is a screwhole.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940
Material
stamping (marking)
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
stamping (marking)
Stretcher, Curtain
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
58 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.15.6
Credit Line
Gift of Rita Feil
GUSN
191276

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