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Object Name Sheller, Corn
Catalog Number 1939.662
Date 1800-1900
Material(s) Wood/Iron
Dimensions H-24.5 W-4.25 D-1 inches
Description This handmade tool was used to remove dried corn kernels from a corn cob. The base is a wood rectangle with a point on one end. The center of the wood has two opening that are wide narrow ovals. A thin iron rod is wrapped around the base covering the two openings. There is one metal nail on the back securing the iron rod near the center.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Corn
Harvesting
Harvesting machinery
Tools
Farming
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS