This green painted metal part is embossed with designs and has holes in either end for screw mounting. It appears to be trim for a metal clock as it is embossed on the back "The Parker & Whipple/ Co./ Patented/ Feb. 28, 1871". Parker & Whipple were clockmakers.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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