wrought nail

wrought nail

A nail individually wrought by hand, often with a head forged into a decorative pattern; no longer in use.
References in classic literature ?
It would almost seem that, according to their peculiar code of morals, the pilfering of a hatchet or a wrought nail from a European, is looked upon as a praiseworthy action.
As a carpenter's nails are divided into wrought nails and cut nails; so mankind may be similarly divided.