|Object ID #||1955.001.004ab|
|Object Name||Mold, Butter|
|Title||Rectangular Butter Print|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Place of Origin||Grey County, Ontario|
Rectangular, wooden butter print. It has a carved design of three motifs inside double margin lines at intersect at the corners.
No maker's identification is on the butter print.
|Provenance||This item belonged to Mr. Silas Edwards of Owen Sound, Ontario. Previous ownership unknown.|
|Collection||Food Processing Tools & Equipment|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
|Function||Function: A simple device used to form freshly-made butter into a block of butter (butter brick). It also decorated the top surface of the butter. This often helped identify the butter's maker, if the butter was sold at market.|