Woodstock Museum Collection Database

Object Record

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Title Shoulder Yoke
Object Name Yoke, Human
Catalog Number 1989.10.1
Description A large wooden yoke grey beige in colour set with iron rings and fittings which are rusting. The yoke has a bowl-like depression in its centre for the shoulders and the inside surface of the bowl is smooth. The surface of the wood although criss-crossed with tiny scars, cuts and dents is also very light as the wood has dried out and aged.
Provenance This object was purchased from The Little Antique Shop in London Ont. By the museum as they were originally from the Hill (Perry) estate auction.
Material Wood/Iron
Length (cm) 96.6
Width (cm) 18.2
Height (cm) 10.5