Pair of hinges, probably for a chest lid. Has butterfly butt with four nail holes and tapering strap section with round terminal and four holes. Unknown maker, 18th c. No mark.

Date Made: 1700- 1799

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388816BCatalog Number: 388816BAccession Number: 182022

Object Name: hinge

Physical Description: metal, iron (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 7 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 19.3675 cm x 5.715 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0391-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1459603

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