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Beetle, larger masher

Description:

Food preparation was labour intensive during the Victorian period as all foods were unprocessed and had to be prepared daily.

 

Made from wood and oak, the large turned beetle was used for pounding and mashing potatoes and other vegetables.

Materials/Media:
wood, oak
Dimensions:
length 387mm, diameter (base) 92mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0206.35
Digital Number:
DMDM033a, DMDM033b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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