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Clock reel

1985.412 (RS118712)

Description

Crude pegged construction. Winder has four spokes. Hand-carved, notched gears, supported between rectangular posts w/ chamfered corners. Front feet are cut from single piece of wood w/ rounded shoulders. Some evidence of black paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Painted
painting (coating)
Reel, Clock
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
39.75 x 26.5 x 22.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.412
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25336

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