Mallet

Title:
Mallet
Date: 
ca. 1775-1825
Medium: 
wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 5 3/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 22.9 x 13.7 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Carved wood mallet; block has curved profile and handle, which is carved separately and faceted with pointed terminal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. R. Horace Gallatin
Object Number: 
1924.133
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this mallet was used for crushing sugar in the family of the donor for four generations, including that of the great-grandfather, Robert Morris of Mt. Fordham, N.Y.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group