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Cow and Spool

CEUT Artefact Collection, Craft, Crofting & Agriculture

Work produced by contemporary applied artist Deirdre Nelson as part of the Aimsir ‘s Arainneachd – Elements & Environment residency at Taigh Chearsabhagh, 2008.

Shears

CEUT Artefact Collection, Crofting & Agriculture

Part of the Collection of Comann Eachdraidh Uibhist a Tuath

Horn

CEUT Artefact Collection, Crofting & Agriculture

The horn shows signs of having been worked with a slight incision made in the narrow part and a hole cut into the side filled with a cork bung.

Rake

CEUT Artefact Collection, Crofting & Agriculture

Like many crofting activities, haymaking was a communal or family affair with young children often given the relatively straightforward task of raking the remaining loose hay left after the adults and older siblings had completed the main gathering.