Latch Assembly

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1700-1718

GUSN

GUSN-28052

Description

Latch assembly with A) pull and thumb lever: bean-head escutcheons, straight thumb lever. Handle tapers at each end. B) latch bar: flat, tapered to bean-head. D) catch: rectangular tapered tang, clinched and broken. Other tags not attached to objects. No staple, as listed on tag. Olive paint on all parts. Tagged "'18 c type' - Perkins House, Topsfield"

Details

Descriptive Terms

staples
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
Device, Securing
Latch
Iron
Painted
Latch

Associated Building

Original To Timothy Perkins House,

Additional Identification Number

1918.105

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Finish Hardware

Dimensions

2.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of George Francis Dow

Accession Number

1918.105A-D

Places

Massachusetts (United States)