Apple parer

Object Number: 
1945.168
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 22 x 12 in. ( 13.7 x 55.9 x 30.5 cm )
Description: 
Forged iron apple parer mounted on shaped straddle board; hand operated knife.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this iron paring device is made from a sickle blade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group