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Nails from Curtis-Robinson House (in wooden box)

Object Number: 
Z.1016
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood, iron, other metals, paint
Dimensions: 
box: 10 5/8 x 18 x 6 5/8 in. ( 27 x 45.7 x 16.8 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on paper found inside box: "Middle Section / Nails from Curtis-Robinson / House / Southington, Conn." typewritten: on card nailed to front of box: "HAND FORGED NAILS / REMOVED WHILE DISMANTLING THE / 18TH-C CURTIS-ROBINSON HOUSE /
Description: 
Black-painted wooden box with hinged lid and three interior compartments containing hand-forged iron nails said to be from the Curtis-Robinson House at Southington, CT, and other miscellaneous pieces of hardware.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Katharine Prentis Murphy and Mr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group