Bellows

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-224762

Description

Bellows in the shape of a spade, the tip is metal. The body and handles are decorated with feathers and in the center of the front is an initial in a circle. The center of the back has a hole. The empty space has been etched to create lines on the surface. The nails holding the leather to the wood are visible. The leather between the two wooden paddles have three folds creating two humps. Attached to the handles is a string.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bellows
wood (plant material)
leather
metal
Bellows

Inscription

"P"

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

2 4/16 x 15 x 5 6/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2006.44.1570