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1985.356 (RS118673)

Description

Four plain splayed peg legs which support plain rectangular base and shaft. Rectangular, red-stained gear box has measuring dial incised, and punch decorated numbering: "0,10,20,30." Date "1836" stamped at side. Wheel has six turned spokes w/ wooden fingers for turning it. Married at a later date.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1836
Inscriptions
See description.
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Pine
pine (wood)
Reel, Clock
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
38.875 x 25.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.356
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25252

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