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Object Name Hayfork
Catalog Number 1993.8.283
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) Wrought iron;
Dimensions H-14 W-5.75 D-3 inches
Description This is a forged two-tine pitchfork with tang. There are two iron wedges driven in front and back of the tang. It has a relatively crude sheet iron yoke, traces of a handle remain in the yoke. There is a cut nail driven into the yoke on the underside.
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 Hay
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS