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Butter Stamp

1991.677 (RS20953)

Description

Crudely carved wooden stamp with chip carving overall; round stamp with initials and images.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1820
Inscriptions
Initials ""VC"" or ""VG"" with images--described by Nina Little as three candlesticks. Religious? Masonic? See accession file for drawing.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
butter prints
Carved
carving (processes)
cookware
Press, Butter
Treen
Wood
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
treen
Dimensions
4 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.677
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2549

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