H x W x D: 1 3/4 × 5 1/2 × 3 3/4 in. (4.4 × 14 × 9.5 cm)
Wythe County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
August 15, 1926
A piece of rope used to bind Raymond Byrd’s hands when he was lynched in Wythe County, Virginia on August 15, 1926. The rope is constructed from twisted twine and has been coiled into a circle. Both ends of the rope are frayed but are held together with single pieces of twine.