Model Calendar

About this object

History of use

Model of an old calendrical device. A clog almanac was a calendar formerly used in England made by cutting notches and figures on the four edges of a square block of hard wood.


The notches on the wood represent the sequential order of week days as they happened to have occurred during 1911. Sundays are marked by deep notches. The bottom is inscribed with the following text: "MODEL OF CLOG ALMANAC.

Physical description

Model of a clog almanac carved from a rectangular piece of wood with 13 larger notches carved into each edge with six smaller notches in between, and the almanac is ornamented with symbols composed of geometric elements. A long cord is strung through a metal eye hook attached at one end.