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Peg Board

1991.1119 (RS21581)

Description

Five turned, unpainted, mushroom cap pegs on a rectangular cream-painted board with three screws through it.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1880
Inscriptions
In NFL's hand on a paper jelly jar label in crayon on the back is: Shaker/from/Ed. Andrews. In blue crayon/chalk on the back is: No.7 .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Maple
Possibly maple (wood)
RACK
racks (supporting devices)
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
3 x 36.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1119
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3333

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