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Pintle

Description

Forged two-piece construction. a) Tapered square bar, mortised clear through (from side) at far end. Round pin with blunted conical shape. b) Rectangular-shaped bar with round pin in circular head. Bar nicked with bites - for positive clinching. c+e) Round pin on square bar; turned under at end. d) Round pin with conical top; square bar turned down at end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1734-1799
Material
iron (metal)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
pins (hinge components)
pins (jewelry)
PINTLE
Dimensions
13 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.257A-E
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
29047

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