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Object Name Froe
Date 1860-1880
Maker Blacksmith Made
Material Metal
Used Camp Pine Knot
Description Froe head used for splitting rails or clapboards. Blacksmith made with a socket (socket split at back) at one end for a wooden handle (handle missing). Long rectanguar blade that is thick enough at one edge to be struck with a mallet.
Dimensions W-2.25 L-13.75 D-2.25 inches
Collection T:SHI
Catalog Number 1955.009.0043
Other number AM 0111
Imagefile 050\1955.009.0043.JPG
Species Froe