Print, butter

Print, butterButter prints were used for leaving a hallmark of the place of origin on blocks of butter and often had symbolic designs. This round print is carved with a formal design giving the effect of a flower. It is made of sycamore, a close-grained wood often used for dairy equipment, where scrubbing and cleaing is important, and has a handle.

CountryUnited Kingdom
CollectionMuseum of English Rural Life, Univesity of Reading
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Subject TermsPROCESSING : dairying, Milk, Butter
ProviderEuropeana Food and Drink