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Apple parer

Object Number: 
1946.28
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Wood, leather, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 × 34 × 12 1/2 in. (27.9 × 86.4 × 31.8 cm)
Description: 
Wooden apple parer with hand crank rotating a large wheel attached to a small wheel by a leather belt; small wheel rotates two-pronged fork mounted on straddle board; knife and arm missing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group