Winnowing Machine

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Dublin Core

Title

Winnowing Machine

Subject

Cultural Heritage

Description

A machine used to separate grain from the chaff. It functions by farmers fanning the winnowing machine, creating gusts of wind to blow against falling grains. This will result in good grains being screened out from impurities.

Creator

Unknown

Date

Around 18th-19th Century (Qing Dynasty Period)

Rights

No Rights

Relation

It is present in the Period House along with other farming items used by the people that time

Format

A wooden structure with a conical hole, roller-wheel and a handle.

Language

No Language

Type

Physical Object

Citation

Unknown , “Winnowing Machine,” CCCH9051 Group 2, accessed November 28, 2020, https://learning.hku.hk/ccch9051/group-2/items/show/15.