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Bootjack

Description

Of tapered rectangular form with one end a "U" shaped cut-out and a rectangular wood piece nailed to the base of the cut-out; the other, a narrow end pierced with a hanging hole. It is unpainted and the surface is impressed with overlapping circles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oak (wood)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOOTJACK
bootjacks
Oak
oak (wood)
Dimensions
17.5 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1160
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3376

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