Heavy-gauge iron ring is not perfectly round, but is held inside main body. Main body is heavy gauge iron object that resembles a jew's harp. Curved portion is rounded while sides are square. End of sides have holes through which iron bolt passes to secure ring. Bolt is bent at the end to keep it from coming out of hole.
Ring: Dia. 15 cm ; Body L. 27 x W. 12.5 x H. 3 cm (Dia. 5.9 in ; L. 10.6 x W. 4.9 x H. 1.2 in)
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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
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Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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