Curved metal tongs with rounded metal handles, and ending in two points. Joined in the centre by a screw.
History Of Use
These tongs were likely used for lifting hay bales, but could also be ice tongs. Staff determined they were likely for hay as they allowed for an object of a larger circumference to be lifted than other ice tongs in the collection, but exact use remains undetermined.
Units Of Measurement
Total lenth from end of the hook to end of handle measured
width is the width across the tongs when they are in their most upright and closed position