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Climbing iron

Description

Pair or iron stirrups, possibly used for walking on logs. Base is an iron bar that curls at front to frame the toes. Leather strap at front for toe support; leather strap at back for heel support. Iron spike below toe for traction.

Details

Maker
Dicke Tool Co. (Maker)
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Adhesive on bottom: ""[partial paper label] CLIMBER [?] WARRANTED/ DICKE TOOL CO."" Engraved on bottom: ""DICKE 16""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
Object type
Recreational Device
Descriptive terms
CLIMBER
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3191AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20264

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