Pre Civil War Wrought Iron Slave Collar With Tooled Decoration

Pre Civil War Wrought Iron Slave Collar With Tooled Decoration

Wrought iron slave collar – two-piece with tooled decoration.  This wrought iron collar is one example of a variety of implements used to punish slaves and control their mobility in order to prevent escape.

5 1/2 inches in diameter with brown oxidized patina, made for padlock closure.

This collar was found near Harpers Ferry, WV.  A rare piece of history that would compliment any collection of Black Americana.

 

country of origin: usperiod: 19th c.
price: 2495.00reference: collar
height: 1 3/8" x width: 5 1/2" x depth: 5 1/2" diameter: 5 1/2"
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