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ASSEMBLY, LATCH

Description

a) Suffolk-type pull: bean-head escutcheons; straight thumb lever penetrates below top escutcheon. Semi-round handle with banding motif. b) Latch bar: long taper to bean-head; thickens at base of head. c) wood turnbolt or keyhole cover: rectangular; slightly rounded at ends. Handmade countersunk screw in one end; intapered with blunt end. Wood portion painted blue. d) Staple: keeper for latch bar. Narrow tangs. e) Loop staple: for use with locking hasp? b,d, and e all with blue paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1725
Associated Building
Original To Shumway House.
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ASSEMBLY, LATCH
Band
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
staples
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
8.75 x 2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1914.100A-E
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
27220

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