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Blanket Crane

Description

Of wood, each part is of rectangular shape with chamfered edges, and upright with cylindrically turned ends. Also with a tenoned tapering arm and support. The unpainted string ties of two original carved wall brackets of the crane retain traces of paint- white and light blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Mechanical T&E
Descriptive terms
Crane
racks (supporting devices)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
24 x 41 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1113
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3327

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