Nautical Block

Collection Type

  • Transportation

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-10654

Description

Wooden nautical block or pulley (probably mahogany) with dark leather covering the cord/rope, deep chestnut brown wood.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pulley blocks
cord (fiber product)
leather
mahogany (wood)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Leather
Cord
Pulley

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.546

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)