Pintle

Project details

  • Date

     February 7, 2015

  • Task

     Study Collection

  • Category

     Households, Iron

  • Object number –
  • Material – Iron
  • Place of Origin – Likely England
  • Date – Early 17th century
  • Context – James Fort
  • Location – Archaearium
  • Category – Household

Pintles are iron elements upon which swiveling doors, windows, and shutters were hung. Small pintles were used in cabinetry to secure furniture doors.