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Object Name: Brace (or bitstock)
Date: 1764-1800
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Medium: Wood
Dimensions: Overall: 13 x 5 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 33 x 14 x 5.7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Wooden brace or bitstock composed of a curved stock with a revolving circular knob on one end and a drillbit sokcet on the opposite end.
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. John H. Thompson
Object Number: Z.180
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According to the donor, the brace was made and used by the donor's grandfather, Ambrose Parish of Oyster Bay, LI.