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Turnip snedder

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Turnips were a major part of winter feed for sheep.  The curved metal blade was ideal for cutting the turnip.  Hand cutting with knives or snedders continued into the 20th century on some smaller Galloway farms.

Place of Production:
smithy
Materials/Media:
wood, iron
Dimensions:
L:375mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1990.159
Digital Number:
SRMA016a, SRMA016b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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