Single twisted square bar terminating in faceted square knops and plain straight ends with threaded noles. No marks.

Maker is Keyser Brothers Iron Works, 4041 Ridge Ave. in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA, 1928-1971. Run by James Moore Bryant Keyser (1902-1977) and master blacksmith Howard Keyser III (1904-1980). Specialized in residential and ecclesiastical ornamental wrought ironwork, including the High Altar Gates in the National Cathedral, Washington, D.C. The forge was housed in an 1850s stone industrial complex that was dismantled in 1971 (documented by HABS/HAER).

Date Made: 1928-1971

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Germantown

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Credit Line: Gift of Howard Keyser

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.72.0013Catalog Number: 72.0013Accession Number: 299610

Object Name: picket

Physical Description: iron, wrought (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/4 in x 31 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 3.175 cm x 80.9625 cm x 3.175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-f5fd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_319191

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