Bedkey

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-25585

Description

Wooden bed tightener. Turned handle perpendicular to a two-tined shaft.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed keys
oak (wood)
wood (plant material)
Oak
BEDKEY

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

9.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.396

Places

Massachusetts (United States)