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Object ID # 1970.096.049
Object Name Chopper, Food
Title Double-Bladed Mincing Knife
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Metal chopping tool with double blades attached to a wooden handle. A single metal stretcher bar runs below the handle above the blades. This double-bladed mincing knife has slightly rounded blades, so it could be used in a wooden chopping bowl.
Provenance Original provenance unknown. Many of the items in this accession came from the Estate Justus Dierlamn.

Some items in this accession may be Dierlamn family heirlooms, but Justus also collected other items for a private museum in his farmhouse near Neustadt, Grey County. He later moved to Hanover, Grey County, before he passed away. The last owner was his brother, Harvey Dierlamn.
Collection Food Processing Tools & Equipment
Material Metal/Wood
Dimensions W-13 L-12.5 D-3 cm
Found Normanby Township (formerly), Municipality of West Grey, Grey County
People Dierlamn, Justus
Function This is a hand-held kitchen implement. You would place your vegetable or herb items in a wooden bowl or on a cutting board, and then you would use pressure and a rocking motion of the blade to mince them up.