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ASSEMBLY, LATCH

Description

Oak door latch set. a) Bar has leather cord fragment for lifting attached near latch end. b) Keeper: bevel top and bottom with two wrought nails. c) Catch: vertical surface mount type; beveled top, with three wrought nails. d) Handle (opposite side): semi-rounded profile between bevel top and bottom. With two wrought nails.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1695
Associated Building
Original To John Hiram Perkins Homestead.
Material
beveling
carving (processes)
iron (metal)
oak (wood)
wrought
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ASSEMBLY, LATCH
Beveled
beveling
Carved
carving (processes)
Iron
iron (metal)
Oak
oak (wood)
staples
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
1.125 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.479A-D
GUSN
28162

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