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Trammel hook

Object Number: 
INV.242
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 48 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 123.2 x 26.7 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Forged iron trammel, sawtooth type, with adjustable slider attached at top with hinge and at bottom to curled crosspiece or handle with knobs at each end; trammel tapers to decorative elements of scrolling curves extending from top and forming a heart cut-out, repeating heart cut-out just below teeth; iron turned up at bottom to form broad hook.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group