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Shutter hook

2006.2.3 (RS31010)

Description

Iron shutter hook has 'nail'-like spike with top that has a flat circle at one end and along leave like shape at other end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
"Blind hook/ picked up/ by Ida D. Frazier May 3rd/ 1946 in Stephen Daniel's/ house built in/ 1682 at the corner of/ Essex- Daniel Sts, in/ Salem, Massachusetts" (Tag on hook, written in ink)
"Blind hook picked up by/ Ida D. Frazier May 3rd/ 1946 in Stephen Danie's/ house built- in 1682, at the / corner of Essex and Daniel Sts/ Salem, Massachusetts, while/ the workmen were cleaning/ the house for its new owner,/ a Gentleman from oregon Cal,/ The first floor will be a Tea Room, 2 upper floors/ will be living quarters" (Piece of paper written in pencil)
Material
iron (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Hook
iron (metal)
Dimensions
3 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.2.3
Credit Line
Estate of Mrs. Stuart (Rebecca) Frazier
GUSN
223092
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