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Object Name Trimmer, Hoof
Date 1870ca-1910ca
Material Steel
Used Blue Mountain Lake
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.

from Blacksmiths' and Farriers' Tools at Shelburn Museum by H.R. Bradley Smith

Item is all steel and hand made.
Dimensions W-7.5 L-16.25 D-2 inches
Collection T:BL180O
Catalog Number 1955.001.0032
Other number AM 0027
Imagefile 050\1955.001.0032.JPG
Species Trimmer, Hoof