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Nutcracker

Description:

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

 

This small wooden implement would have been used for breaking nut shells.

Materials/Media:
wood
Dimensions:
diameter 51mm, width 17mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1953.105.3
Digital Number:
DMDM079n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council