|Categories||A Year On the Farm|
Arts and crafts,
Farming and agriculture,
|Collection||Wagons, carts and carriages|
This belt was given to a wagoner on his retirement, in recognition of his great skill. There was once a strict hierarchy on farms. Horsemen were at the top and worked with wagons and ploughs. Everyone knew their rank, referring to each other with terms such as ‘first man’ or ‘fourth boy’.