Turn buckle

Turn buckle
Title
Turn buckle
Date 
ca. 1898
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 x 1 3/8 in. ( 17.8 x 3.5 cm )
Description 
Metal cylindrical shaft with tapered ends, threaded interior, pierced at midpoint with circular hole through to other side.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr William MacKirdy
Object Number 
1950.211
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this turn buckle is from the U.S. battleship the 'Maine'.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group