Bracket

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1737

GUSN

GUSN-520

Description

A) Shield-shaped mount. B) C) Backing [?] D) Modillion is sand-painted dark gray.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brackets (structural elements)
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
softwood
Softwood
Mahogany
Painted
BRACKET

Inscription

Label on reverse, difficult to read: ""This bracket was placed in the Saugus Auctional [?] Fair in 1864 was drawn in a raffle by Mr. Alfred Mudge and kept in his possession til he presented to the Odd Fellow's Fair. Nov 1865. Let each person inscribe on the paper that it may be handed down authentic. Alfred Mudge, Charles C. Cole"" Another piece evidently placed between the bracket and the mount inscribed by ALC: ""April 4, 1960, Removed from back of 1939.587 with earlier paint found underneath, sand paint continues on the newer piece of wood and thus can't be original.""

Associated Building

Original To Thomas Hancock House,

Additional Identification Number

1939.587 ABCD

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

In memory of Frank M. Ferrin

Accession Number

1939.587A-D

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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