Doubletree

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Description
Wooden doubletree with two singletrees attached. The singletrees each have a metal half-circle clasp at each end. The singletrees are attached to the main bar of by metal pieces.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION, ANIMAL POWERED
Description
Wooden doubletree with two singletrees attached. The singletrees each have a metal half-circle clasp at each end. The singletrees are attached to the main bar of by metal pieces.
History Of Use
A doubletree is a crossbar on a wagon, carriage, plow, etc., to each end of which the singletrees are attached when two horses are harnessed abreast. A singletree is a bar between the pulling animal and the wagon or plow that balances the weight being pulled.
Part Names
singletree
Accession No.
1991.192.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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