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Butter Mold

Description:Carved leaves, ferns and strawberries were pressed into the butter to produce decorative patties.

Selina Gray, a slave who eventually became the head housekeeper, churned butter in the dairy, located in the south wing of the house.

Wood. 14.6 H, D 9.5 cm

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, ARHO 2126