Rectangular wooden box with metal rods to comb blueberries.

This homemade tool makes blueberry picking a little easier. All the pickers have to do is “comb” the shrubs and the fruit falls into the box. Blueberries are so intimately linked to the Lac-Saint-Jean region that locals are known as Bleuets, the French word for blueberries. Blueberry comb, ca. 1900 Maple, cherry, metal, fibre, 16 x 31 x 18 cm Musée de la civilisation, 70-54

c. 1900
Maple, cherry, metal, fibre
16 x 31 x 18 cm
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