Brace

Title:
Brace
Date: 
1850-1894
Medium: 
Wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 34.3 x 14 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Wooden brace or bitstock composed of a curved stock with a revolving circular knob on one end and a drillbit socket on the opposite end; brass fittings on stock and around socket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Irene Everett Fenner
Object Number: 
1945.68a
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this brace belonged to her father-in-law, George Hiriam Fenner (1820-1894).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group