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1986.806 (RS24695)

Description

Two onion-shaped wood paddles with tapering, rectangular handles. They are joined at the sides by leather and at the top by a steel ring and a conical ball-tipped head. The paddles are painted brown and have a tin plate nailed to one side. Also, string is tied to the handle and leather plate inside of the bellow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
leather
pine (wood)
steel (alloy)
string (fiber product)
tin (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
BELLOWS
bellows
leather
Leather
Pine
pine (wood)
Steel
steel (alloy)
String
string (fiber product)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
19.75 x 8.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.806
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51142

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