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Potato ricer

Description:

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

 

This potato ricer or vegetable masher is made of steel with cast aluminium alloy handles. The hinged upper levering handle with the panel is for pressing potatoes or vegetables through the holes.

Materials/Media:
metal, white, heavy gauge
Dimensions:
length 240mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1979.40
Digital Number:
DMDM031a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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