Harvesting grain with a sickle

19th century sickle, used to harvest grain.

This mid-19th century sickle was used to harvest grain: wheat, barley, oats and rye. In modern times, grain is harvested mechanically with a combine-harvester.

c. 1850
Wood, pine, metal, iron
L=44.40 cm, W=30.70 cm, Diameter=3.30 cm
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