Pintle

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1734-1799

GUSN

GUSN-29047

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

Descriptive Terms

pins (hinge components)
pins (jewelry)
iron (metal)
Iron
PINTLE

Additional Identification Number

1920.257A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1920.257A-E

Places

Massachusetts (United States)