Staple

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1700

GUSN

GUSN-28053

Description

Hand-wrought staple for retaining hasp, hook, or padlock. Exposed portion painted green. Tagged "Staple and hook. T. Perkins House, Topsfield, Mass."

Details

Descriptive Terms

staples
wrought
handmade
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
Fastener, Paper
Staple
Iron
Hand-wrought
Painted
Staple

Associated Building

Original To Timothy Perkins House,

Additional Identification Number

1918.106

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of George Francis Dow

Accession Number

1918.106A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)