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Object Name Trowel
Catalog Number 1993.8.312
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wrought iron; wood
Dimensions H-16 W-5 D-1.625 inches
Description This large trowel has a carved wooden handle. There is a wrought iron tang riveted to an elongated pentagonal blade with rounded front corners. The metal scrap is painted black.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Bricklayers
Bricklayers' unions
Bricklaying
Bricks
Brickwork
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS