Splicing pin

Object Number: 
INV.173
Date: 
1780-1900
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 11.4 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Tapering steel pin with ball finial.
Gallery Label: 
This splicing pin was probably used to make rope.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group