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Object ID # 1960.003.003
Object Name Pin, Rolling
Title Maple Rolling Pin
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date 19th-century?
Artist Unidentified maker
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Home-made, maple wood rolling pin. It appears to be made out of one solid piece of maple wood, with the ends shaped to provide hand grips. It is very plain with no decoration. No maker's identification is on it.
Provenance This item was likely made in Canada, and possibly in Grey County. The previous owner's family, the Neelands, were Irish emigrants in the 1830s. The previous owner was Bertha Neelands. The Neelands family owned extensive property in Derby Township, Grey County in the 19th-century.
Collection Food Processing Tools & Equipment
Material Wood
Dimensions W-42 Dia-6.5 cm
Found Grey County, Ontario
People Neelands, Jack
Neelands, Rev. John
Subjects Baking
Search Terms Derby Township
Function When making pastry, a housewife would use a rolling pin for rolling out her dough. This rolling pin belonged to the Neelands family of Grey County.