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Object Name Shears, Sheep
Catalog Number 1993.8.229
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) stamped steel
Dimensions H-12.5 W-3.75 D-1.75 inches
Description This is a set of shears formed from one piece of stamped sheet steel. There are two sharpened blades and the handles are folded over into half rounds. A spring was formed by folding steel in half and riveting.
Notes Collected by donor over the last 30 years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Sheep
Sheep shearing
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS