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Candle Drying Rack

Description

The rack is an unpainted wood frame of two long rectangular posts joined by 7 turned stretchers. It is pierced with holes for 6 narrow tapered rods from which hang the remains of 6 antique candles. Wooden strap handle for hanging. The rods have shaved handles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Maintenance T&E
Descriptive terms
Rack, Drying
racks (supporting devices)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1148
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3364

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