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Kitchen Scale

Contributed by Pejepscot Historical Society

Martha Skolfield used this kitchen scale in her home in Brunswick. Patented in 1865, such a scale was an important tool for any kitchen at that time. As technology improved, recipes became more detailed, calling for specific measurements of ingredients rather than the universal "pinch" or "a bit" accpeted previously.

Other Information

  • Title: Kitchen Scale
  • Creation Date: 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Local Name: Skolfield-Whittier House
  • Town: Brunswick
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: steel, paint
  • Dimensions (cm): 20 x 13 x 16
  • Local Code: SWH scale
  • Collection: Skolfield-Whittier Collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Pejepscot Historical Society
159 Park Row, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 729-6606

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