Ankle shackles

Ankle shackles
Title
Ankle shackles
Date 
1800-1900
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Each (shackle): 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (14 x 14 x 2.9 cm) Part (length of chain): 17 x 1 x 1/2 in. (43.2 x 2.5 x 1.3
Description 
Pair of stirrup shaped ankle shackles; arch is hinged and inserts into a cylindrical locking mechanism (key jammed into one of the locks); metal tabs at the top of each attach to a length of chain with a swivel hinge in the center.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Hunter Wykes, 2/5/32
Object Number 
INV.817
Marks 
stamped: on the ends of the lock: "B" stamped: on the shackle arches: "3" stamped: beside the hinges: "HIATT"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group