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hook, latch

hook, latch

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Description
Wrought iron hasp or hook latch. Flattened shaft with oblong opening at bottom to allow for staple to protrude, circular opening at top, and attached J-shaped latch to hook into staple. No mark. Rusted.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hook, latch
date made
c. 1800-1860
place made
United States: Massachusetts
place used
United States: Massachusetts
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 9 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 24.13 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
DL.388997
catalog number
388997
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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