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Peg Maker

1991.236 (RS20962)

Description

Rectangular block with sliding cover at mid section covering a square shaped receptacle for pegs; deep round hole at one end of top; bottom canted from sides to mid section which is inset with lead square.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
chestnut (wood)
lead (metal)
Object type
Woodworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Chestnut
chestnut (wood)
Lead
lead (metal)
TOOL, PEG-MAKING
tools
Dimensions
2.5 x 7.5 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.236
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2227

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