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Mortar and Pestle

Description

Very heavy, rough-hewn wooden mortar and pestle, lightly painted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
cookware
Mortar & Pestle
mortars (grinding tools)
Painted
painting (coating)
pestles
Treen
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 1/4 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.804AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2587

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