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Bellows

1998.289 (RS21698)

Description

Pair of bellows, red w/ stencil decoration on front. Handle has leaf pattern, body has 3 pieces of fruit and leaf pattern inside black border. Tanned leather connecting wood pieces w/ brass pins. Finished w/ brass tube. Backside--wood has hole in center of body, leather shows through.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
BELLOWS
bellows
Brass
brass (alloy)
leather
Leather
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
18 x 8 x 2.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.289
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20047

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