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Cheese iron

Period:
19th Century
Description:
The cheese iron was used to test the cheese.  It was pressed against the cheese and pushed firmly in, gauging the resistance of the curd, and in turn its quality.
Materials/Media:
metal, alloy
Dimensions:
625mm x 45mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.411
Digital Number:
SRFD006a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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