Wooden Clamp Used By Peter Glass, c. Late 1800s

Description
This late nineteenth century wooden clamp, with a tapered nose, and operated by two threaded handles, was from the workshop of Peter Glass. As a farmer in Wisconsin, German immigrant, Peter Glass, applied his native training as a marquetry craftsman to make award-winning furniture.
Date made
Late 19th C.
associated person
Glass, Peter
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 5 1/4 in x 1 in; 27.94 cm x 13.335 cm x 2.54 cm
overall: 1 in x 12 in x 5 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 30.48 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
DL.281476.0021
catalog number
281476.0021
accession number
281476
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frank (Catherine) Vidano
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Exhibition
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History