|Object ID #||1955.001.002|
|Object Name||Bowl, Butter-working|
|Title||Round Butter Bowl|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Year Range from||1876|
|Year Range to||1900|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
A treenware butter-working bowl. The bowl is made out of one piece of bare wood, and it is slightly uneven in its shape. The inside of the bowl is reddish in colour.
Maker and provenance unknown.
This item last belonged to Silas Edwards of Owen Sound, Grey County.
|Collection||Food Processing Tools & Equipment|
|Dimensions||H-5.1 Dia-21.8 cm|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
|Function||After butter clumps were formed in a churn, they were strained and put into a bowl like this for further working with a butter ladle (to squeeze out more buttermilk). This bowl dates to the 19th-century.|