Ox Yoke

Collection Type

  • Agricultural equipment

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11314

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

Descriptive Terms

yokes (animal equipment)
wood (plant material)
iron (metal)
shaving (process)
wrought
Wood
Iron
Shaved
Wrought
Yoke, Animal

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Land Transportation -- Accessory

Dimensions

50 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1660