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yoke
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • yoke, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Donji Detlak, Derventa, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length: 118 cm
    Object Length: 46 7/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3534
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Description

The length of light colored wood is slightly curved. There is a notch at each end.

It was worn over the shoulders to carry two water buckets simultaneously.