Hook

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11445

Description

A shaved branch with twigs coming out from the end, forms an upright with 5 hooks. The post is notched near the top for hanging bunches of flax and to drape candles from it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hooks (fasteners)
shaving (process)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Shaved
Hook

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

22 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.395