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Object Name Sickle
Catalog Number 1993.8.90
Maker Kay
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Wood; wrought iron
Dimensions H-21.25 W-19 D-1.5 inches
Description This sickle has a aand carved handle, a tang of wrought iron, and a blade wedged into the handle. It is a sharply curved blade, triangular in the cross-section, with an edge on the inner curve. It iscoated in poly or varnish on the top side.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique shops and barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Kay
Subjects Farm crops
Gathering food
Agricultural equipment
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS