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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Acacia Historical Arts International, Inc., American, founded 1989  Search this
Medium:
iron and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13 3/4 × 16 1/16 × 1 3/16 in. (35 × 40.8 × 3 cm)
Type:
sickles
Place made:
England
Place used:
United States
Date:
mid 19th-mid 20th century
Description:
A rice sickle with a wooden handle. The sickle has a short, wooden handle with a curved grip and a rounded base. Carved on the side of the handle are the letters [W Y]. The blade is J-shaped with a serrated interior edge. Stamped on the blade near the handle is a mark that reads [MADE IN / ENGLAND]. The blade's tang protrudes from the bottom of the handle. Attached to the blade is a white paper tag with handwritten, black ink text that reads [SICKLE].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Labor  Search this
Rice farming  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.23.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Agricultural
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5515ffef5-a220-4e95-a7d3-2132f70a6126
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.23.4