Hook and chain

Object Number: 
1946.331
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 x 4 3/4 x 1 in. ( 73.7 x 12.1 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Wrought iron five-link chain with hook at one end and loop at other.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this chain came from the Old Grosman Homestead, Middleburg Ave, Long Island City, NY. It may have been used as a drag chain for beaver traps or for fishing.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Richard H. Grosman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group