Our museum is temporarily closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. Read a message from our director, and check our website and social media for updates.

Chocolate Grater

Chocolate Grater

Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
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.
Object Name
grater
date made
early 20th century
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 15.5575 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
2014.0015.02
accession number
2014.0015
catalog number
2014.0015.02
Credit Line
Mars, Inc.
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object