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Hand press?

Description

Two rectangular planks with metal teeth, joined by a wood bolt; Cylindrical handle. Painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Function Unknown
Descriptive terms
COMB
painting (coating)
Possibly presses (culinary tools)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 5/8 x 22 3/4 x 8 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3401
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
59867

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