Butter Mold

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1775-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2547

Description

Wooden butter mold with six-petal geometric carving.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter molds
cookware
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
geometric motifs
Treen
Wood
Carved
Mold, Butter

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

4/5 (H), 4 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.675