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Ratcheting Trammel

Description

A trammel composed of straight shaft with hanging hole and notched shaft with hole at terminus, held together by two shaped and pierced wood bars that allow adjustment of length; painted yellow-green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
hangers (fasteners)
Painted
painting (coating)
Trammel
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
30 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.316
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2308
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