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Coathanger

1991.1583 (RS21311)

Description

Straight, rectangular form with rounded ends pierced at center with hole; a string is laced through hole.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Inscriptions
Incised on the front: ""HM"" Written in ink on the edge: ""Shaker- Sabbathday Lake, Maine""
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 3/8 x 17 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1583
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3088

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