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Object ID # 1959.002.003
Object Name Pin, Rolling
Title Circa 1898 Rolling Pin Made at Williamsford
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date c. 1898
Artist Unidentified maker
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Williamsford, Township of Chatsworth, Grey County
Description Treenware (wooden) rolling pin, turned at Williamsford, c. 1898 (written date on rolling pin seems to be 1890). Smooth body with rounded, inwardly tapering handles and double incised lines on each. Wood is a medium-toned brown.
Provenance Formerly owned by Jean Reid (née Givens) who reported that this rolling pin was made in Williamsford, Grey County circa 1898 for her father, Mr. James Givens.

It was used by Mr. and Mrs. James Givens at their farm home in the Massie district of Holland Township, Grey County, after their marriage (July, 1898).

Collection Food Processing Tools & Equipment
Material Wood
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Givens, James
Givens, Mary Ann
Reid, Jean
Subjects Kitchens
Baking
Food preparation
Search Terms Massie
Holland Township
Williamsford
Function A kitchen implement used to manually flatten bread, pie or cookie dough on a hard surface