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Tray, winnowing

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Artifact no.
1969.1133.001
Model
HOME BUILT ?
Manufacturer
Unknown
Manufacturer Location
Unknown
Manufactured Date
Before 1840
Context Function
TO SEPARATE GRAIN FROM CHAFF US USING AIR OR WIND/ HAVING SCOOPED THE GRAIN/CHAFF MIX INTO TRAY STAND UPWIND ON A BREEZY DAY/ THROW THE CHAFF/GRAIN MIX INTO AIR/ THE HEAVIER GRAIN FALLS BACK ONTO THE TRAY, THE LIGHTER CHAFF IS BLOWN AWAY
Description
WOODEN TRAY & HANDLES/ RIM IS DIFFERENT WOOD THAN TRAY/ METAL NAILS & PATCHES
Number of Parts
1
Artifact Finish
UNFINISHED GREY/BROWN COLOURED WOOD HAS WATER STAINS ON IT/ HOLE WORN IN TRAY/ METAL NAILS & PATCHES ARE RUSTY BROWN/BLACK/ BENTOVER NAILS VISIBLE ON TRAY & ON HANDLES
Artifact Markings
HANDWRITTEN IN BLACK MARKER ON UNDERSIDE OF TRAY IS: 'Z-111-A-865'
Artifact Missing
From CA of 07/17/1997 by Pat Montero: No - Complete
Group 1
Agriculture
Category 1
Crop processing
Subcategory 1
General processing
Material
wood;metal
Length
75.0 cm
Width
143.5 cm