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Belaying pin

Object Number: 
1941.762a
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.
Gallery Label: 
This belaying pin was used in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group