Coathanger

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3085

Description

Serpentine shape pierced with a hole; the holes are laced with a loop of green string.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coat hangers
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Shaker (Christian sect)
Pine
Shaker
Coathanger

Inscription

Incised on one side: ""Sally C. Truths""? On the other is: ""S & T"" Written in pencil on a hanging tag: ""Shake Sabbath day Lake Mne"" Tag in NFL's hand reads: ""2 Shaker from Sabbath day Lake""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 15 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1580

Places

Maine (United States)