History has been etched onto outlines of tools, illustrating different aspects of the geography and individual agricultural workers. A linear structure taken from the patchwork of fields from historical maps of the area. create a biography of the Priory and Stoke sub Hamdon, a snapshot of different eras, gives added identity to the tools. Details reference various documents including the Domesday book, book of hours, cencus records, birth and marriage records, newspapers, maps and folk songs.
Detail of wire flail with etched and pierced element
Detail of etched field from the winnowing basket.
Pierced, etched and wire work with details referencing the Domesday book, book of hours, census records, birth and marriage records, newspapers, maps and folk songs.