Rake, Hand Hay
Rake, Hand Hay
Rake, Hand Hay
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Acadian House Museum

Rake, Hand Hay

Accession number: 2007.009.001
Date: before 1950
Materials: Wood
Measurements: 13 cm L x 71 cm W x 169 cm H x 3 cm Diameter
Group: Farming
Description: This hay fork has eleven prongs. The handle was made out of a small tree and is mounted perpendicularly into the head of the fork. It is reinforced with wire.
History of Use: This rake was used in the fields, to rake hay into rows during the harvest, for example. The wire reinforcement offered stability.