Shoulder yoke; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR2017.019

Name/Title

Shoulder yoke

About this object

Wooden frame, fitting the neck and shoulders of a person, for carrying a pair of buckets, or the like, one at each end. This yoke has been carved out of a piece of wood and still has the rope the grooves at each end. One piece of rope is able to be lengthened to suit the load. There is a wire hook in the end of each rope.

Maker

Unknown maker

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Wood
Hemp
Metal

Inscription and Marks

None

Measurements

Yoke - H 65mm x L 785mm x W 130mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture & agricultural equipment

Subject and Association Keywords

Chinese associations

Subject and Association Keywords

Tools

Subject and Association Description

The Chinese miners used these at Bannockburn.

Object Type

Carrying equipment, yoke

Object number

CR2017.019

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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