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Large circular cheese mould, turned from a section of dark wood and decorated half way up around the outside with 4 tightly spaced lines. The centre of the wood has been hollowed out to create the space for the cheese to be poured.

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cheese mould (moulds (food processing & storage))
3.1.59/29
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name:  probably cheese moulds

Place
Switzerland, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made or collected:  Switzerland 
made or collected:  Switzerland 

Materials & techniques
wood; twine
Additional material & technique information
technique: twine (overall)
material: wood (overall)
Measurements
overall: 57 mm x 250 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 57 mm x 250 mm

Provenance
previous owner:  Musee de L'Homme  exchange 1959-01-03


Related subjects
theme: Food and Feasting
object name: probably cheese moulds
technique: twine
material: wood

Record created 2006-12-05 by NBERGMANS
Record last updated 2014-03-31 by ASOUTH