Curtain Stretcher

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1940

GUSN

GUSN-191276

Description

Long piece of wood that has black stamped numbers running its length. Numbers start with eleven, go an inch to twelve and then start back at one, continuing twelve with an inch in between. Repeats four times with nine extra inches. About half way down there is a three-fouths inch wide slit running down the piece until about two inches from the end. At one end (one without slit) is a screwhole.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wood (plant material)
stamping (marking)
Stretcher, Curtain

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

58 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Rita Feil

Accession Number

2005.15.6

Places

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