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Object Name Flail
Catalog Number 1993.8.135
Maker Young, D.G.
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) Cast steel; brass; wood
Dimensions H-22.5 W-3 D-1 inches
Description This is a threshing flail. It has a short rounded handle with five fork-like prongs extending out from the top of the handle. They are attached by a brass ferule. The prongs are thin sheet steel.
Notes A threshing device(?) Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Young, D.G.
Subjects Tools
Farm equipment
Agricultural equipment
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS