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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Raw strips of ox hide

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Making reins - raw strips of ox hide - wet with hot lard (or tallow) - are twisted up for 5 days until they become white and soft. The staple for use with oxen. [Shantz travel journal, Oct. 16, 1919]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19191016_36474_m
Created: 
1919-10-16
City: 
Vereeniging
City Then: 
Vereeniging
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
South Africa
Country Then: 
South Africa
Province: 
Gauteng
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No