Farmer designers, agriculture on the move

from 14 July 2021 to 17 January 2022

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Forks

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"You will need an iron fork with three prongs to turn over light soils if necessary, load and spread the manure, and to pull up the roots. Always take the fork of the country."  
Pierre Joigneaux, Agriculture, 1865
 

vue     Schéma fourches
View of the exhibition - Resources Bordeaux cultural season / Bordeaux 2021 © Rodolphe Escher

1. Three-pronged fork, early 20th century, musée d’Aquitaine, inv. 63.48.3
2. Two-pronged fork, Salles-d’Angles, musée des arts et traditions populaires Gaston Grégor
3. Six-pronged fork made of ash, origin Saint-Côme-d’Olt (Aveyron), Espallion, musée Joseph Vaylet, inv. MJV03 665
4. Little four-pronged fork, early 20th century, origin Gironde, musée d’Aquitaine, inv. 83.27.91
5. Little three-pronged fork to turn over the soil, early 20th century, Clion, Musée Artisanal et Rural
6. Litter fork, early 20th century, Gironde, musée d’Aquitaine, inv. 69.13.1
7. Strickle scythe, early 20th century, Brie, musée des vieux outils
8. Fork, 19th century, origin Puy-l’Evêque (Lot), musée d’Aquitaine, inv. 63.38.4
9. Pitchfork, early 20th century, Penne-d’Agenais (Lot-et-Garonne), musée d’Aquitaine, inv. 63.11.4
10. Two-pronged fork to turn over the sheaves during the threshing, 20th century, origin Pézuls (Dordogne), musée d’Aquitaine, inv. 67.12.4
 

 fourches anciennes    
Schéma fourches
© madd-bordeaux

1. Two-pronged fork, early 20th century, origin Lacam d’Ourcet (Lot), musée d’Aquitaine, inv. 63.73.1
2. Fork for bundles of sticks, late 19th century, Salles-d’Angles, musée des arts et traditions populaires Gaston Grégor
3. Fork for bundles of sticks, early 20th century, origin Barsac (Gironde), musée d’Aquitaine, inv. 79.29.71
4. Four-pronged fork, late 19th century, Brie, musée des vieux outils
5. Potato fork, around 1930, Clion, Musée Artisanal et Rural
6. Five-pronged fork, around 1900, musée d’Aquitaine, inv. C.E.31548