Shovel

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1790-1825

GUSN

GUSN-3218

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

Descriptive Terms

shovels
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
Wood
Carved
Shovel

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Multiple Use Artifacts

Dimensions

37 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1001