Cockshead Hinge

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1650-1700

GUSN

GUSN-32732

Description

Less than half of hinge remains; heads of three rosehead nails; possibly traces of paint. Tagged "From Myles Standish's first home at Duxbury. Dug from the mi[?] by Mr. Kent of Roxbury."

Details

Descriptive Terms

hinges (hardware)
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
HINGE

Inscription

Tagged: ""From Myles Standish's first home at Duxbury. Dug from the [mi?] by Mr. Kent from Roxbury.""

Associated Building

Original To Miles Standish First Home,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

5.875 x 2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of John B. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1929.663

Date

1650-1700 (Possibly)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)