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87/921 Clothes pegs (5), wood / wire, maker unknown, Australia, 1920-1960. Click to enlarge.

Clothes pegs

Made
Clothes pegs, (5), wood/wire, machine made, Australia, 1920-1960

Five wooden clothes pegs. Three of the pegs are made up of two pieces of wood with a metal spring joining the two halves. The other two pegs are dolly pegs that are cylindrical in shape with a split up the centre and a metal ring reinforcing the peg at the top of the split.

Summary

Object No.

87/921

Object Statement

Clothes pegs (5), wood / wire, maker unknown, Australia, 1920-1960

Physical Description

Clothes pegs, (5), wood/wire, machine made, Australia, 1920-1960

Five wooden clothes pegs. Three of the pegs are made up of two pieces of wood with a metal spring joining the two halves. The other two pegs are dolly pegs that are cylindrical in shape with a split up the centre and a metal ring reinforcing the peg at the top of the split.

Production

Made

Source

Credit Line

Ex-museum stock, 1987

Acquisition Date

30 July 1987

Cite this Object

Harvard

Clothes pegs 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 21 September 2021, <https://ma.as/80791>

Wikipedia

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