spade

Description
Spatula shaped spade or tusker used for peat extraction. Iron sheath blade riveted to a wooden handle.These spades were used to cast peats and throw them into place for drying. See curator's comments.
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Department
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 99cm (L 3' 3")
Dimensions:blade:W 13cm (W 5 1/8")
Dimensions:H 6cm (H 2 3/8")
Accession number
1984-032-002