Gambrel


Title
Gambrel
Description
Gambrel, a thick, handmade piece of wood used in the butchering of a hog. The gambrel would have pierced the legs of the hog and been used to hang the hog vertically from the hog stand while the farmer butchered it. The accompanying video demonstrates how the gambrel was used and depicts a hog stand as well. Date approximated.
Date
1900-1925
Original Format
equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Tobacco Farm Life Museum
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Tobacco Farm Life Museum
Rights
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