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Cake Cutter

Cake Cutter

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Object Name
cutter, cake
date made
ca 1900
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tinned (overall production method/technique)
overall: 1 15/16 in x 3 1/16 in; 4.92125 cm x 7.77875 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Kenneth Jewett
Holidays and Celebrations, general
Food Processing
Household Tools and Equipment
Kitchen utensils
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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