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Trammel Lamp

Description

Iron candleholder and rush light holder on slender rod fitted to adjustable trammel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
rush (material)
wrought
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
Lamp
lamps (lighting devices)
Rush
rush (material)
rushlight holders
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
33 x 6 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.344
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2336

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