ASSEMBLY, LATCH

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-54222

Description

Long pivoting latch bar/catch; projects through jamb or door. Forged from flat rectangular stock; turned up one end and under at other end. Passes through fastening plate with pivot construction. Plate hammered to flat round head each end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

staples
hammering
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
Hammered
ASSEMBLY, LATCH

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 x 8.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins

Accession Number

1946.146

Places

Massachusetts (United States)