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Cockshead Hinge

Description

Less than half of hinge remains; heads of three rosehead nails; possibly traces of paint. Tagged "From Myles Standish's first home at Duxbury. Dug from the mi[?] by Mr. Kent of Roxbury."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1650-1700
Possibly
Inscriptions
Tagged: ""From Myles Standish's first home at Duxbury. Dug from the [mi?] by Mr. Kent from Roxbury.""
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Miles Standish First Home.
Material
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
HINGE
hinges (hardware)
Iron
iron (metal)
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
5.875 x 2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.663
Credit Line
Gift of John B. Wheelwright
GUSN
32732

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