handle, door

handle, door

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Description
Elaborate Suffolk-type latch from door of Hubbardston, Massachusetts, Congregational Meeting House. Large flat cusps have symmetrical scrolled and pointed finials, the upper more attenuated than the lower. Thumb-press latch handle on front, becoming a curved lift bar on back. Chiseled decoration on front of handle in form of two lozenges between horizontal grooves.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
handle, door
date made
c. 1775-1799
place made; place used
United States: Massachusetts, Hubbardston
Physical Description
metal, iron (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/8 in x 25 in x 7 1/4 in; 13.6525 cm x 63.5 cm x 18.415 cm
ID Number
DL.388809
catalog number
388809
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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