Tacks

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-197870

Description

Small wooden square with a yellow label on top with black writing. On the back of the wooden square is a 5x5 grid of copper tacks that are numbered 26-50 with 5 tacks missing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tacks
copper (metal)
primary wood
Tack

Inscription

"1 SET / SOLID COPPER SCREEN / OR DOOR NUMERAL TACKS / 26 TO 50 / DIRECTIONS FOR USE: / Put One on window sill or door / frame and a corresponding / number on article removed. / ATLAS TACK CORPORATION / MADE IN U.S.A." (Black writing on yellow label)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

2003.1.25

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Multiple Use Artifacts

Dimensions

1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2429