Bedkey

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11159

Description

Rough hewn rectangular block of wood with a 'U'-shaped cut-out at one end and a crudely chamfered handle piercing the other end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed keys
wood (plant material)
Wood
Bedkey

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 1/8 x 9 1/2 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.487