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Whittled Wooden Hooks and Linked Chain

1991.1157 (RS21162)

Description

Three whittled wood chain links- 2 are attached to hooks, and 1 is attached to a swivel. Each is carved from one piece of wood. Two hooks date to 1834. They are of a medium brown color and lightweight wood (possibly stained or colored balsa).

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Incised into the wood on the hooks is: 1834 .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Multiple Use Artifacts
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
carvings (visual works)
Chain
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
21 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1157
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3373

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