Trammel

Trammel

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Description
Two-part, adjustable hook-type trammel; consists of a long hanging rod topped by a large, lug pole or crane hook that flattens into a bar with five circular holes and a sliding extension rod with pot hook that is inserted through a horizontal tab at bottom of hanging rod and has a right-angled tip that fits into the holes. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
trammel
date made
1770 - 1840
place made
United States: Maryland
United States: Virginia
Associated Place
United States: Maryland
United States: Virginia
Physical Description
iron, wrought (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 32 7/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 83.5025 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
DL.64.0113
catalog number
64.0113
accession number
251851
Credit Line
Gift of Ferdinand Beckert
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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