Shutter hook

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-223092

Description

Iron shutter hook has 'nail'-like spike with top that has a flat circle at one end and along leave like shape at other end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

iron (metal)
Hook

Inscription

"Blind hook/ picked up/ by Ida D. Frazier May 3rd/ 1946 in Stephen Daniel's/ house built in/ 1682 at the corner of/ Essex- Daniel Sts, in/ Salem, Massachusetts" (Tag on hook, written in ink)
"Blind hook picked up by/ Ida D. Frazier May 3rd/ 1946 in Stephen Danie's/ house built- in 1682, at the / corner of Essex and Daniel Sts/ Salem, Massachusetts, while/ the workmen were cleaning/ the house for its new owner,/ a Gentleman from oregon Cal,/ The first floor will be a Tea Room, 2 upper floors/ will be living quarters" (Piece of paper written in pencil)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Mrs. Stuart (Rebecca) Frazier

Accession Number

2006.2.3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

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