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Caption Double Oxen Yoke
Object Name Yoke
Object ID 1988.11.26
Description Wooden double oxen yoke. The yoke has a cast iron ring in the center with two bent wood collars for the oxen that are 18" long.
Oxen were usually worked in a pair, known as a "yoke" of oxen, as opposed to a pair of horses or mules, which was called a "team." The wooden collars the oxen wore are also called
a "yoke."
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1940
Dimensions H-6 L-35 inches
Search Terms Animal husbandry t&e
Subjects Yokes
Ox teams
Condition Good