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Shovel

Object Number: 
N-97
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
43 x 14 x 7 in.
Description: 
Chip carved wooden shovel with an ovoid bowl, straight across the open end; down-turned shaft with an open oar-shaped handle; three metal plates screwed into the underside of the bowl to prevent cracking.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Provenance: 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group