Some of you were on the right track. It is a handle of a very old flashlight. The rubber has started to deteriorate and hence the "rusty" colour between the squares.
water bubbles in cracks of ice
edge of a counter at a diner
close up of rye bread?
slides at the playground
where the white and red meet on the stop sign?
close up of cloth
petals from flower
close up of a telephone receiver
monster truck wheel
Arnie C Rose: Nice image but very familiar. A ripe dandelion flower gone to seed.(I took a lots of these images earlier this summer as well.)
I love it... I feel the loneliness of the single daisy.
crop a bit more off of the right side.
Brighten a bit more.