Bootjack

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3376

Description

Of tapered rectangular form with one end a "U" shaped cut-out and a rectangular wood piece nailed to the base of the cut-out; the other, a narrow end pierced with a hanging hole. It is unpainted and the surface is impressed with overlapping circles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bootjacks
oak (wood)
Oak
BOOTJACK

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17.5 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1160