Candle Drying Rack

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3364

Description

The rack is an unpainted wood frame of two long rectangular posts joined by 7 turned stretchers. It is pierced with holes for 6 narrow tapered rods from which hang the remains of 6 antique candles. Wooden strap handle for hanging. The rods have shaved handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

racks (supporting devices)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Rack, Drying

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1148