Yoke, Animal
Yoke, Animal
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Acadian House Museum

Yoke, Animal


Accession number: 2007.005.002
Date: before 2007
Materials: wood
Measurements: 85 cm L x 9 cm W x 8 cm HWooden peg sticking up out of Yolk is 11.5 cm high.
Group: Animal Equiptment
Narrative: Single oxen yoke.
Description: Has a peg sticking up on one side with a cut 0.5 cm wide going 3.5 cm deep into the peg. On under side of yolk two chains hang down that would have allowed the Oxen to be attached. There are two groves on either side of the yolk about 21 cm from each end and they are about 4 cm wide while about 1 cm deep. Also has 4 nail pegs driven into the upper side. There are two curved indents on one side of the yolk they are about 15 cm long and about 3 cm deep at the deepest part.