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Shovel

1991.1001 (RS21427)

Description

Carved U-shaped handle with an opening for handhold on cylindrical shaft and large U-shaped shovel with straight edge; there is a rat tail-like projection at the back of the shovel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Multiple Use Artifacts
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Shovel
shovels
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
37 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1001
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3218

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