Latch Assembly

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1700-1718

GUSN

GUSN-28051

Description

Latch assembly with A) Suffolk-type pull with straight thumb lever and beam-head escutcheons. Handle tapered both ends. B) latch bar: flat with taper to bean-head. Thickens at base of head. C) staple: broken, two pieces. Tapered legs, flat top. D) catch: from rectangular bar. No taper. Broken tang.

Details

Descriptive Terms

staples
iron (metal)
Device, Securing
Latch
Iron
Latch

Associated Building

Original To Timothy Perkins House,

Additional Identification Number

1918.104

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Finish Hardware

Dimensions

2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of George Francis Dow

Accession Number

1918.104A-D

Places

Massachusetts (United States)