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Hinge from the Hendrick Smit House

Date:
ca. 1704
Geography:
Made in Ulster County, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Wrought iron
Dimensions:
1 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 13 1/4 in. (2.7 x 7.5 x 33.7 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Michael Kelley, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.155
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 711
The shutter hinge is original to the Smit House. When the window was boarded over in the late nineteenth century, the hinge remained in situ until the Victorian clapboards were removed during a recent renovation.
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