Pair of rings for ox yoke are made from heavy-gauge iron. Iron bar has been forged over and bent to form a spiral. Ring does not connect, presumably so rope would not have to be tied-only slipped over it. Rings have two indentations on opposite sides to keep rope from sliding around.
Dia. 9 cm (Dia. 3.5 in)
Place of Origin
Seguin (Guadalupe County, Tex.)
Artisan or Artist
iron ; yokes
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- metal -- iron (metal) ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Tools and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- equipment -- animal equipment -- animal work equipment -- yokes (animal equipment)
Distribution and Transportation -- land transportation tools and equipment -- land transportation accessories -- tack, animal -- yoke, animal
animal care equipment and tack -- yokes
Texas Memorial Museum Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Local Resource Number
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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