Chocolate Grater

This is a tapered, metal chocolate or spice grater with a hinged lid, open bottom and scalloped top with a hole for hanging. The back of the grater is flat while the front is bowed and has small, raised abrasions to grate material. The hinged lid has a divider piece within the body to create a small holding place. A piece of paper, possibly an old label, is adhered to the back of the object.
date made
early 20th century
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 6 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 15.5575 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
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Credit Line
Mars, Inc.
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History