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Toddy ladles

Description:

Two small wooden toddy ladles.

 

This ladle was used to serve the hot spirit based drink, toddy. Toddy was a mixture of whisky, hot water, honey or sugar, spices such as cinnamon and cloves and lemon juice. People drank it when they were relaxing in the evening, or after they had been out in bad weather.

Materials/Media:
wood
Dimensions:
L 130mm, L 140mm
Source:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries
Accession number:
DUMFM:0198.360, DUMFM:0198.361
Digital Number:
BHBN056n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council