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Object Name Hatchel
Catalog Number 1957.161
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Wood; iron
Dimensions H-3.25 W-8 D-30.5 inches
Description This is a wooden and iron-spiked hatchel, also known as a hackle. These were used to separate fibers.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Flax
Flax industry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS