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Spice Mill

Description:

This wooden spice mill has a removable cylindrical body and a metal dimpled base for grinding.

 

The 16th century discovery of America and the western Hemisphere gave rise to the term "New World." Due to the new trading routes which then emerged from the New World, spices such as pepper, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and ginger, which had previously been seen as luxuries became more available.

 

Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:119a-c
Digital Number:
DMDM119a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries and Galloway Council


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