Peg Maker

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2227

Description

Rectangular block with sliding cover at mid section covering a square shaped receptacle for pegs; deep round hole at one end of top; bottom canted from sides to mid section which is inset with lead square.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tools
chestnut (wood)
lead (metal)
chestnut (wood)
Chestnut
Lead
TOOL, PEG-MAKING

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Woodworking T&E

Dimensions

2.5 x 7.5 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.236