|Object ID #||1955.001.004ab|
|Object Name||Mold, Butter|
|Title||Rectangular Butter Print|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Year Range from||1876|
|Year Range to||1900|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
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.
Maker and provenance unknown.
This item last belonged to Silas Edwards of Owen Sound, Grey County.
|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.|