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ASSEMBLY, LATCH

Description

Long pivoting latch bar/catch; projects through jamb or door. Forged from flat rectangular stock; turned up one end and under at other end. Passes through fastening plate with pivot construction. Plate hammered to flat round head each end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Material
hammering
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ASSEMBLY, LATCH
Hammered
hammering
Iron
iron (metal)
staples
wrought
Wrought
Dimensions
16 x 8.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1946.146
Credit Line
Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins
GUSN
54222

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