icon for Home page
icon for Kid's Home page
icon for Digital Collection
icon for Activities
icon for Turns Exhibit
icon for In the Classroom
icon for Chronologies
icon for My Collection

Online Collection

(c) Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield MA. All rights reserved.
Contact us for information about using this image.

label levels:

This carved wooden hand was a fancy support for the sounding board in a church in Buckland, Massachusetts. Sounding boards were not odd in the early meetinghouses of New England and were used to make the minister's voice louder.


top of page

Carved wooden hand

creator   Unidentified
date   1795-1800
height   4.75"
width   3.25"
process/materials   wood
item type   Art/Sculpture
accession #   #1954.05

Look Closer icon My Collection icon Detailed info icon

ecard icon Send an e-Postcard of this object

See Also...

Interior of the First Church of Deerfield

button for Side by Side Viewingbutton for Glossarybutton for Printing Helpbutton for How to Read Old Documents


Home | Online Collection | Things To Do | Turns Exhibit | Classroom | Chronologies | My Collection
About This Site | Site Index | Site Search | Feedback