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Hook and chain

Hook and chain
Title
Hook and chain
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 5-link chain with hook at one end and loop at other.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Richard H. Grosman
Object Number 
1946.331
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group