handle, door

Description:

Elaborate Suffolk-type latch from door of Hubbardston, Massachusetts, Congregational Meeting House. Large flat cusps have symmetrical scrolled and pointed finials, the upper more attenuated than the lower. Thumb-press latch handle on front, becoming a curved lift bar on back. Chiseled decoration on front of handle in form of two lozenges between horizontal grooves.

Date Made: c. 1775-1799

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made; Place Used: United States: Massachusetts, Hubbardston

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Religion, Domestic Furnishings

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388809Catalog Number: 388809Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: handle, door

Physical Description: metal, iron (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 3/8 in x 25 in x 7 1/4 in; 13.6525 cm x 63.5 cm x 18.415 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-2b5a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_318734

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