Patent Model - Improved Curtain-Fixture

Maker and role
Henry Cooper, Patentee
Henry Cooper, Assignor
William Pitman, Assignee
Production date
Jun 15 1869
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Oak, brass
Measurements
1 x 12 x 1 1/4" (2.5 x 30.5 x 3.2cm)
Description
Cooper's invention "consists in the arrangement of an elastic loop or spring, which is attached at one end to a hook formed on the inner surface of the roller-bracket of a curtain-fixture, while ots other end is secured to a pin or screw, which also serves to guide and retain the bracket in position, in such a manner that the strain of the elastic loop or spring keep the cord, by means of which the curtain is operated, taut, and at a uniform tension..." (Patent Number 91,422)
Object number
2015.14.3791

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