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Ox Yoke

Description

A heavy serpentine horizontal element pieced with two shaved inverted "U" shaped hoops, which are held in place with carved pins. Wrought iron hardware is at the center of the yoke.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
shaving (process)
wood (plant material)
wrought
Object type
Land Transportation -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
Shaved
shaving (process)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Wrought
wrought
Yoke, Animal
yokes (animal equipment)
Dimensions
50 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1660
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11314

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