oat or gathering wood fork

Object Number: 
1938.284
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 86 x 12 x 2 1/4 in. ( 218.4 x 30.5 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Branch in the form of a pitchfork with three tines.
Gallery Label: 
This pitchfork was used during the first half of the 19th century on the John Thatcher farm, Flemington NJ.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group