unknown (unknown cultural designation) creator
Culture: probably American or English
agricultural equipment; historic landscapes; estates (agricultural); country houses; Hudson River, United States; historic farms
A rake used for removing the thatch (cut shafts of grass) after mowing. When used for roofing, the handle may be perpendicular to the rake or it may be attached on one end along the same plane as the rake.
Repository: Montgomery Place (American repository, 1802 CE-), Annandale-on-Hudson, Dutchess, New York, United States
Bard College, Montgomery Place Collection
probably ca. 19th century-early 20th century
Sponberg-Paraday, Livia (photographer)
Prior written permission required to use any photograph from the Bard College Montgomery
rake head: width 14 inches; handle: length 60 inches
Classification: tools; garden tools; agricultural equipment; object (utilitarian)
Order Number: 900000
Image Number: 21992263
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