ASSEMBLY, LATCH

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1725

GUSN

GUSN-27220

Description

a) Suffolk-type pull: bean-head escutcheons; straight thumb lever penetrates below top escutcheon. Semi-round handle with banding motif. b) Latch bar: long taper to bean-head; thickens at base of head. c) wood turnbolt or keyhole cover: rectangular; slightly rounded at ends. Handmade countersunk screw in one end; intapered with blunt end. Wood portion painted blue. d) Staple: keeper for latch bar. Narrow tangs. e) Loop staple: for use with locking hasp? b,d, and e all with blue paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

staples
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Iron
Painted
Band
ASSEMBLY, LATCH

Associated Building

Original To Shumway House,

Additional Identification Number

1914.100
1914.100 ABCDE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

8.75 x 2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1914.100A-E

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