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Object Name Hatchel
Catalog Number 1939.727
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Wood, iron
Dimensions H-3.75 W-14.75 D-3.25 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 Combs
Fibers
Flax
Flax industry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS