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LATH

Description

Small piece of lath with hand-wrought nail in it. Tag: "Bit of a 1695 lath with nail from B. Titcomb House, Newburyport. The creosoting is recent. The lath came from the projecting rounded end of the W. Chamber summer and helped carry the plaster coving?.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1695
Associated Building
Original To Benaiah Titcomb House.
Material
handmade
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
wrought
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Hand-wrought
handmade
Iron
iron (metal)
lath
LATH
wood (plant material)
wrought
Accession Number
1917.232
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
27422

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