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Butter Mold

1991.675 (RS21116)

Description

Wooden butter mold with six-petal geometric carving.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1800
Inscriptions
There is a mark in glue or varnish on the reverse of the piece which may have had a label affixed to it at one time.
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
geometric motifs
Mold, Butter
Treen
Wood
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
treen
Dimensions
4/5 (H), 4 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.675
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2547

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