Sawtooth Trammel

Sawtooth Trammel

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Description
Sawtooth trammel consisting of a hanging rod suspended from a swivel hook on large ring that has a curved handle looped through its bottom end and an adjustable, sawtooth extension with eight ratchets that ends in a flat-scroll hook chased with a feather or chevron pattern and a spear-pointed finial. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
trammel
date made
early 18th century
1725-1800
place made
United States: New Hampshire
Physical Description
iron, wrought (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 40 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in; 5.715 cm x 102.87 cm x 14.9225 cm
ID Number
1977.0275.01
accession number
1977.0275
catalog number
1977.0275.01
Credit Line
Mary E. Maxwell Fund
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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