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Shovel

1985.325 (RS118651)

Description

Wood D-shaped handle w/ demilune cutout handle. Tapered shaft partially wrapped w/ string w/ metal joint where shaft meets spade. Spade is rectangular and flat w/ wood end band and metal tip.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
oak (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Multiple Use Artifact
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
Oak
oak (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
SHOVEL
shovels
Dimensions
47.75 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.325
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25072

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