Turnip snedder

Turnips were a major part of winter feed for sheep.  The curved metal blade was ideal for cutting the turnip.  Hand cutting with knives or snedders continued into the 20th century on some smaller Galloway farms.
Object no :
SRMA016a, SRMA016b
Collection :
Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
smithy
Dimensions :
L:375mm
Materials :
wood, iron
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
WIWMS 1990.159
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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