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Two Wooden Pestles

Two wooden pestles made of pine- one large & one small.

ACC 1986.4

OBJ 1986.4.4; OBJ 1986.4.5

Small: 11” long; 7 1/4” circumference - Large: 10 3/4” long; 8 1/2 circumference

Estimated date: Last half 18th century



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie