Coathanger

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3088

Description

Straight, rectangular form with rounded ends pierced at center with hole; a string is laced through hole.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Incised on the front: ""HM"" Written in ink on the edge: ""Shaker- Sabbathday Lake, Maine""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

1 3/8 x 17 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1583

Places

Maine (United States)