Long-handled shears with roller

Creator

unknown (unknown cultural designation) creator
Culture: probably American or English

Subject

agricultural equipment; historic landscapes; estates (agricultural); country houses; Hudson River, United States; historic farms

Description

These shears could have been used for cutting grass or edging lawns. The slanted cutting blades allowed the user to edge without stooping.

Coverage

Repository: Montgomery Place (American repository, 1802 CE-), Annandale-on-Hudson, Dutchess, New York, United States

Source

Bard College, Montgomery Place Collection

Date

probably ca. 19th century-early 20th century

Contributor

Sponberg-Paraday, Livia (photographer)

Rights

Prior written permission required to use any photograph from the Bard College Montgomery
Place Collection.

Format

wooden handle with metal blades and wheel

Type

shears (cutting tools)
Classification: tools; garden tools; agricultural equipment; object (utilitarian)

Identifier

Order Number: 900000
Image Number: 21992276

Files

21992276-21992276.jpg

Citation

unknown (unknown cultural designation) creator and Culture: probably American or English, “Long-handled shears with roller,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed August 19, 2022, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1855.

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