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1939.587A-D (RS85250)

Description

A) Shield-shaped mount. B) C) Backing [?] D) Modillion is sand-painted dark gray.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1737
Inscriptions
Label on reverse, difficult to read: ""This bracket was placed in the Saugus Auctional [?] Fair in 1864 was drawn in a raffle by Mr. Alfred Mudge and kept in his possession til he presented to the Odd Fellow's Fair. Nov 1865. Let each person inscribe on the paper that it may be handed down authentic. Alfred Mudge, Charles C. Cole"" Another piece evidently placed between the bracket and the mount inscribed by ALC: ""April 4, 1960, Removed from back of 1939.587 with earlier paint found underneath, sand paint continues on the newer piece of wood and thus can't be original.""
Associated Building
Original To Thomas Hancock House.
Material
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
softwood
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BRACKET
brackets (structural elements)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Softwood
softwood
Accession Number
1939.587A-D
Credit Line
In memory of Frank M. Ferrin
GUSN
520
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