Folding hoof pick: stone remover

Object Number: 
1953.302
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 1.6 x 8.9 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: in caps on side of hammer head: "STEEL"
Description: 
Hinged steel tool with hammer head on one end and scythe on the opposite end; folds together.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this stone remover is used to remove pebbles caught in horses hooves.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group