Horse hoof pick tool

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Description A tool used to remove debris from horses' hooves, circa the 1880s. The tool has a worn wooden handle with a grooved notch and two blades: one slides into side of tool, the other is stationery with a pointed prong and flat surface hook. Used in Mandan, North Dakota, possibly by Dakota people.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 1/2 inches length
7/8 inches width
1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Hand tool
Subjects Collected by: Bryant, David K.
Used by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Used in Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota, United States
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Trade & Industry. Small Industry. Metal. Blacksmith
Dates Use: Approximately 1888
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 66.154.9

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