|Object ID #||1957.032.004|
|Object Name||Press, Butter|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Year Range from||1860|
|Year Range to||1925|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
One wooden, round shaped, stamp-type butter decorator or press or stamp. Dark wood with a rounded handle and a beech leaf design on the bottom. The handle is knob-style, and would be hand-held.
The butter print likely is a 19th-century item. It belonged to Mrs. John Wilson of the RR#2, Tara, Ontario area circa 1957.
|Collection||Food Processing Tools & Equipment|
|Found||Tara, Bruce County|
|Function||A hand-carved butter print, used to decorate and mold a round shape of butter. It also helped identify who made the butter.|