Curtain stretchers

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1940

GUSN

GUSN-189535

Description

Two matching parts made of a wood piece that has a black metal bracket on one end with a hook protruding out. The piece of wood is number in inches one to twelve, repeating four times wtih nine extra inches at the end. Below the stamped numbers is a ridge with small sharp hooks. About halfway down the wood is a slit that goes through to the other side. Attached to the back of the board is another piece of wood that is shorter and attached by a hinge so it can be pulled out forming a leg.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

stretchers (furniture components)
metal
wood (plant material)
molding (forming)
sawing
Stretcher, Curtain

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Maintenance T&E

Dimensions

59 x 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Rita Feil

Accession Number

2005.15.3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Illinois (United States)
Roslindale (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)