Szentbékkálla Kossuth u. 13.
Opened on July 28, 2001 in the shed of the Borbély-house.
equipments of land surveying
instruments of land cultivation
harvest, threshing, seedcleaning
processing of hemp, flax and wool
objects of housekeeping
storing of grain and flour, bakery
objects made by local blacksmiths.
I have collected and prepared for exhibiton the still
available objects of the peasantry past.
The material contains the collection of local inhabitants
The following are some (not all!) of the objects connected
to each of the categories:
Childraising: cradle, tough-cradle, standlet, wickerwork
babycart (all of them are at least 100 years old), playpen.
Yardsticks for surveying the land.
Equipments of land cultivation: harrow, plowcart, yokes, a
cart with different chains, a chariot.
The classic instruments of the harvest are the scythe,
wooden and iron pitchforks, rakes, water carrying utensils, a flail, a
chaff-sieve, a seedcleaner, stc.
Objects of viticulture: hoes of different forms and sizes,
taps, a pail, dorsal, copper sprayer, kettle for boiling must, wine pump, etc.
Logging: saws, axes, hatchets, planes, drills
Swingle, hackle, spinning wheels
Housekeeping: oven, cupboard, torque, shelves, different
utensils, sausagefillers, fatpots, mortars, knives, etc.
Objects of animal keeping: pit, chaffcutter, carrot-plane,
pumpkin-plane, different instruments for grinding and cutting, potato-masher,
corn-trough, bull-leader, calf-muzzle, cowbells, sheep shearing scissors,
milking chairs, milkmugs, jars, wheelbarrow, etc.
Granaries, kneading tough, other insturments for baking
bread, shovel, bags, balances, oven-door, chimney-door.
The objects made by the blacksmiths often belong to the
above lists, e.g. cart hardware, hoopes, wells, gates, horseshoes, etc.
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