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LeNoir Forge Museum

Bar, Claw

Accession number: 2-12
Category: Mechanical T&E
Date: 1790 – 1900
Materials: metal, iron
Measurements: 41.9 cm L x 8.3 cm W
Description: Long iron object with "c" shaped hook on one end and teeth on the other end. Teeth ends are curved inwards toward each other. The teeth are held together with a round rivet. 
History of Use: Possibly used to lift lids off of pots and barrels?