On Thursday, December 8, the museum will close at 3:30 p.m. due to a special event; Spark!Lab and Wonderplace will close at 3 p.m.

Curtain Tieback

Curtain Tieback

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Currently not on view
Object Name
tieback, curtain
date made
1825- 1865
place made
United Kingdom: England
United States
Physical Description
enamel (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
overall: 1 3/8 in x 6 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 17.4625 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Note: Comment submission is temporarily unavailable while we make improvements to the site. We apologize for the interruption. If you have a question relating to the museum's collections, please first check our Collections FAQ. If you require a personal response, please use our Contact page.