Hay in Art Database: Search Results

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Image: Colors of hay
ID:  2151
Artist:  McLaughlin, Kathleen Laraia
Artist Birth Date:  1968
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Colors of hay
Date of Work:  2000
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentieth century
URL:  http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Farming/TakingHaystackDown/Haystack.htm
Citation:  
Index Words:  haycock, texture, abstract
Place:  Romania
Notes:  The color of the hay indicates its age and quality.
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Image: Folding hay
ID:  2152
Artist:  McLaughlin, Kathleen Laraia
Artist Birth Date:  1968
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Folding hay
Date of Work:  2000
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentieth century
URL:  http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Farming/TakingHaystackDown/Haystack.htm
Citation:  
Index Words:  wagon, workers
Place:  Romania
Notes:  Loading the wagon is a highly skilled activity. In McLaughlin's vivid description: 'The corners have to be carefully folded to sustain all the hay. Otherwise it'd all just fall on the ground like feathers falling out of a pillow.'
Essays:  Frost on the hay.

Image: Leftover wood
ID:  2153
Artist:  McLaughlin, Kathleen Laraia
Artist Birth Date:  1968
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Leftover wood
Date of Work:  2000
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentieth century
URL:  http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Farming/TakingHaystackDown/Haystack.htm
Citation:  
Index Words:  wagon, staddle, architecture
Place:  Romania
Notes:  After the haycock has been loaded on the wagon, its wooden skeleton is exposed again: the central post for stability and the wooden foundation ('staddle' in traditional English) to keep the hay off the damp ground.
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Image: Shaving
ID:  2154
Artist:  McLaughlin, Kathleen Laraia
Artist Birth Date:  1968
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Shaving
Date of Work:  2000
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentieth century
URL:  http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Farming/TakingHaystackDown/Haystack.htm
Citation:  
Index Words:  raking, wagon
Place:  Romania
Notes:  The sides of the wagonload are raked down to remove loose hay that would otherwise fall on the road.
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Image: Wood on top
ID:  2155
Artist:  McLaughlin, Kathleen Laraia
Artist Birth Date:  1968
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Wood on top
Date of Work:  2000
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentieth century
URL:  http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Farming/TakingHaystackDown/Haystack.htm
Citation:  
Index Words:  wagon, haycock
Place:  Romania
Notes:  Sticks are thrown to the top of the load, the first step in tieing it down.
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Image: Petru on top
ID:  2156
Artist:  McLaughlin, Kathleen Laraia
Artist Birth Date:  1968
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Petru on top
Date of Work:  2000
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentieth century
URL:  http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Farming/TakingHaystackDown/Haystack.htm
Citation:  
Index Words:  wagon, horse
Place:  Romania
Notes:  A larger beam is placed across the sticks on top of the load.
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Image: Cinching it down
ID:  2157
Artist:  McLaughlin, Kathleen Laraia
Artist Birth Date:  1968
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Cinching it down
Date of Work:  2000
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentieth century
URL:  http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Farming/TakingHaystackDown/Haystack.htm
Citation:  
Index Words:  wagon, horse
Place:  Romania
Notes:  The beam is tied to the front of the wagon and then cinched down tightly with lever logs and chain pulleys.
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Image: Storing the wood
ID:  2158
Artist:  McLaughlin, Kathleen Laraia
Artist Birth Date:  1968
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Storing the wood
Date of Work:  2000
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentieth century
URL:  http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Farming/TakingHaystackDown/Haystack.htm
Citation:  
Index Words:  staddle, architecture
Place:  Romania
Notes:  Staddle branches are lifted into a nearby apple tree to keep them dry.
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Image: Cleaning up
ID:  2159
Artist:  McLaughlin, Kathleen Laraia
Artist Birth Date:  1968
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Cleaning up
Date of Work:  2000
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentieth century
URL:  http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Farming/TakingHaystackDown/Haystack.htm
Citation:  
Index Words:  raking, haycocks
Place:  Romania
Notes:  The last vestiges of the former cock are raked into a pile, so that none of it is wasted.
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Image: Unloading the haystack at home
ID:  2160
Artist:  McLaughlin, Kathleen Laraia
Artist Birth Date:  1968
Artist Death Date:  
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Unloading the haystack at home
Date of Work:  2000
Medium:  photograph
Period/Style:  twentieth century
URL:  http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Farming/TakingHaystackDown/Haystack.htm
Citation:  
Index Words:  wagon, haybarn, architecture
Place:  Romania
Notes:  Having successfully negotiated the rutted farm roads, in McLaughlin's simile 'like a giant block of grass jelly,' the hay is unloaded into barns near the farm.
Essays:  Frost on the hay.

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