Whittled Wooden Hooks and Linked Chain

GUSN

GUSN-3373

Description

Three whittled wood chain links- 2 are attached to hooks, and 1 is attached to a swivel. Each is carved from one piece of wood. Two hooks date to 1834. They are of a medium brown color and lightweight wood (possibly stained or colored balsa).

Details

Descriptive Terms

carvings (visual works)
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Carved
Chain

Inscription

Incised into the wood on the hooks is: 1834 .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

21 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1157