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Coathanger

1991.1580 (RS21318)

Description

Serpentine shape pierced with a hole; the holes are laced with a loop of green string.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Inscriptions
Incised on one side: ""Sally C. Truths""? On the other is: ""S & T"" Written in pencil on a hanging tag: ""Shake Sabbath day Lake Mne"" Tag in NFL's hand reads: ""2 Shaker from Sabbath day Lake""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
coat hangers
Coathanger
Pine
pine (wood)
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 15 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1580
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3085

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