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Mattock

Object Number: 
1938.282
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 x 13 x 6 in. ( 78.7 x 33 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Mattock with wood handle inserted into wrought iron foot with arched flat blade.
Gallery Label: 
A mattock is a digging or grubbing tool with features of an adz and an ax or a pick.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Provenance: 
Formerly of the collection of Colonel Paxson, Helicong, Pa.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group