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Staple

Description

Hand-wrought. Broad flat top and sides; sharply tapered to long tang legs. Possibly for use as latch keeper or bolt retainer. Painted gray.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1695-1725
Material
handmade
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wrought
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ASSEMBLY, LATCH
Hand-wrought
handmade
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
staples
wrought
Dimensions
2.5 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.1434
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27989

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