Region / Tribe: New York State
Circa: 18th – early 19th C.
Material: Wood, cord, wire, with branch suspension hooks
Dimension: L. 33 1/2” x W. 6 1/2” x H. 24”
Condition: Very good, shows extensive wear and considerable use, no restoration
Collection History: Two paper labels attached to interior:
1.) Accession # ”1”
2.) “Yoke. Made and used by Amaziah Taft of Dresden, Washington Co. N.Y. in the ea(rly) part of the 19th century. Presented to this collection by his son George Taft”
Comments: A masterfully carved yoke with exceptional provenance.