Date manufactured/created18th century
DescriptionPicket, a Native American who lived in Guilford, made this wooden skimmer. He was also a blacksmith, a maker of baskets and brooms, and a soldier for the English in the French and Indian War. His death in 1793 was recorded in Guilford's "Bill of Mortality," a list of everyone who passed away in town between 1746 and 1840.
Dimensions, 4 in Diameter
Credit LineDonated by Mrs. E. M. Leete of Guilford in 1903