|Object ID #||1960.003.003|
|Object Name||Pin, Rolling|
|Title||Maple Rolling Pin|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
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|
|Dimensions||W-42 Dia-6.5 cm|
|Found||Grey County, Ontario|
Neelands, Rev. John
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.