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Numéro d'artefact
1966.0606.001
Modèle
HOME BUILT
Fabricant
Inconnu
Lieu du fabricant
Unknown
Date De Fabrication
Vers 1800 - 1880
contexte Fonction
USED TO SEPARATE KERNALS FROM STEMS OR STALKS OF HARVESTED GRAIN
contexte technique
EXAMPLE OF ONCE-COMMON FARM IMPLEMENT. CONSISTS ESSENTIALLY OF 2 RODS JOINED BY A LEATHER THONG, AND INCORPORATING A SWIVEL HEAD ON THE LONGER SHAFT. THE FLAIL WAS SWUNG IN AN OVERHEAD MOTION, THE SHORTER ROD STRIKING THE CUT GRAIN, BEATING THE KERNALS FROM THE STALKS.
Description
HARD WOOD RODS & SWIVEL HEAD(POSSIBLY MAPLE, HICKORY AND/OR OAK?); METAL WIRE; LEATHER SUEDE THONG
Nombres de pièces
1
Fini(s) de l'artefact
NATURAL WOOD. LENGTHS OF LIGHT BROWN SUEDE HAVE BEEN BRAIDED TOGETHER TO FORM CONNECTING STRAP OR THONG
Marques sur l'artefact
NONE. FORMERLY MARKED 'Z-111-D-120' [NMM REGISTRATION NO.] - REMOVED DURING TREATMENT BY NMST CONSERVATION STAFF
Pièce(s) manquante(s)
ORIGINAL THONG REMOVED BY NMST CONSERVATION STAFF & REPLACED - SEE CONSERVATION REPORT From CA of 07/22/1997 by Kevin Machan: No - Complete
Groupe 1
Agriculture
Catégorie 1
Traitement de récolte
Sous-catégorie 1
Traitement général
Matériau(x)
bois->;peau->cuir;métal