Butter churn

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-10071

Description

Wooden drum (made of staves held together by two iron bands) supported on its side by parallel bracket feet; rectangular trough with slanted lip at top; inside x-shaped turning mechanism attached to crank in centre of drum; screw-in adjustable iron clamp; rectangular lid of mortised planks with strip nailed to outside (handle?) with hole in centre and carved out circle for pouring milk

Details

Descriptive Terms

churns
cookware
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Iron
CHURN, BUTTER

Inscription

Impressed on side: H.P. Hood & Sons 61 Incised on top: Hood [centre] han[down arrow]dle [near side] Label on top: Parcel Post Contents: Merchandise Return Requested from ""Mortimer W. Bond/ 19 Lake Ave./ Melrose, Ma./ 02176-2701"" to ""Mrs. E.H. McAfoos/ Sherborn, Ma./ 10770"" Tag on handle: ""M W Bond/ 135 Tripps Ave./ E Prov R.I.""

Additional Identification Number

1995.224A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

14.5 (H), 13 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.224AB