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Object Name Clamp
Catalog Number 1993.8.281
Date ca. 1890
Material(s) Wood;
Dimensions H-7.5 W-3.75 D-1.5 inches
Description This is a wooden device which clamped around a large diameter rope end to provide an end ring. It was a possible water transportation accessory. It is bent over onto itself and notched for tie wires.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Ropes
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS