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Food slicer

Description

Simple rectangular handle w/ a hole for hanging, surmounting a rectangular plank body w/ a square cut out at center enclosing a rectangular steel blade, w/ a beveled cutting edge on each side, screwed to the body of the slicer. The blade is recessed between two canted or beveled cuts of wood. Supporting member nailed to back. (Similar to a hand plane in appearance).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1875
Material
pine (wood)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Pine
Possibly pine (wood)
SLICER, FOOD
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
3.875 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.178
GUSN
24996

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