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Object Name Trimmer, Hoof
Date 1880ca-1930ca
Material Steel
Description Butteris (Hoof Scraper) A tool made to trim the horse's hoof before the shoes are put on. It has a sharp blade and the stock is shaped to fit against the shoulder. Item is hand made steel with a wooden shoulder stock.
From company storerooms in Newcomb belonging to Finch, Pruyn and Co.

from Blacksmiths' and Farriers' Tools at Shelburn Museum by H.R. Bradley Smith
Dimensions W-1.75 L-20.25 D-4.5 inches
Collection T:FAR110
Catalog Number 1962.006.0025
Other number AM 3135
Imagefile 054\1962.006.0055.JPG
Species Trimmer, Hoof