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Object ID # 2010.020.004
Object Name Masher, Potato
Title Potato Masher
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date 20th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Potato masher. Its smooth, bare wooden handle is turned to have a slight knob at the tip. The hardware end was originally aluminium-plated. It is round and flat, with multiple voids. There is a six-spoked shape in the center. The masher is a 20th-century item. No maker's mark observed.
Makers mark None
Provenance Unknown. Dates to the 20th-century. Last belonged to Sheila Lambinos (née Thibaudeau), a long-time resident of Grey County who briefly lived in the Toronto area. Her parents were married after the First World War. Her father was Stewart Thibaudeau.
Collection Food Processing Tools & Equipment
Material Wood/Metal
Dimensions L-22.5 Dia-8.8 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County