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Butter Mold

1991.674 (RS21115)

Description

Woodens butter mold with handle carved in one piece, with star and tulip design on one side and geometric design on other side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1838
Inscriptions
Incised along handle: ""1838"". [Evidence of marks for affixing a tape label appears on handle.]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
butter molds
Carved
carving (processes)
cookware
floral patterns
Mold, Butter
Star
Treen
Tulip
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
7 1/4 (H), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.674
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2546

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