Harvesting Grain with a Scythe

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Harvesting Grain with a Scythe,

duration 01:27
Describes use of the cradle in harvesting wheat. Cradle had a long scythe blade with frame off of handle. When wheat cut it fell against frame & could be laid down. Describes knot made of wheat stalk to bind bundles.