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Belaying pin

Belaying pin
Title
Belaying pin
Date 
1800-1875
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 19 x 1 5/8 in. ( 48.3 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Oak belaying pin with turned handle at one end, straight shaft.
Credit Line 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Object Number 
1941.762a
Gallery Label 
This belaying pin was used in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group