Sawtooth Trammel

Sawtooth Trammel

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Sawtooth trammel consisting of a rectangular hanging rod or bar with square hook at bottom end that has a swelled-center, pivoting handle riveted through it and an adjustable, sawtooth extension with twelve ratchets ending in a fan- or shell-shaped hook; circular bosses at ends of handle and band at top of extension that loops around the hanging rod. Handle is stamped incuse with what appears to be "T T" in gothic or Old English letters above "1879".
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Object Name
date made
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, wrought (overall material)
overall: 2 3/8 in x 19 7/8 in x 6 3/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 50.4825 cm x 16.1925 cm
ID Number
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Credit Line
Gift of Milton E. Kettler
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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