Fragment with peg
Overall: 17.1 x 6.4 cm (6 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Rectangular fragment of wood, rough and irregular; traces of coating. Peg running the width of the fragment is in place in its hole. The peg is similar in size to those found in coffins and other large wooden items.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way