Hinge

Date: 1700–1800

Geography: Made in Hudson Valley, New York, United States

Culture: American

Medium: Wrought iron

Dimensions: H. 21 1/8 in. (53.7 cm)

Classification: Metal

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, 1949

Accession Number: 49.117.46

Description

This design, based on ironwork used throughout the Netherlands in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, is characteristic of hinges produced in Dutch communities in the Hudson River Valley.

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