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Object Name Churn
Catalog Number 1993.8.6
Maker Taylor Brothers Churn Company
Date ca. 1920
Material(s) Steel; cast iron; wood
Dimensions H-14 W-12.75 D-16 inches
Description This wooden butter churn has a green enameled wooded base with supports which are tounge and grooved to the sides. There are two legs with cast iron feet and side brackets which are screwed to the base. The legs support a hand crank mechanism with a wooden grip. The crank drives a flywheel which raises and lowers a steel rod and four arm wooden paddle. There are three metal tabs on base to secure the tub.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique shops and barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Taylor Brothers Churn Company
Subjects Butter
Butter churns
Butter making
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS