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Trammel with Grease Lamp

Description

The twisted iron shaft with hook terminus is connected to a notched shaft by ring and a hinged, pierced rectangular plate. The notched shaft has loop at end which holds an open square form grease lamp hanging from a twisted shaft. A chain (missing a piece) attached to lamp's shaft.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1750
Possibly
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
grease lamps
hangers (fasteners)
Iron
iron (metal)
Trammel
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
35 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.319
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2311

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