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

Object Type

Household Accessory

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