Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
A variant of the traditional dash churn. While the agitator of a dash churn was plunged up and down, in this churn the handle pivots on a pin in the lid as it is moved back and forth, swishing the cream with a paddle.
This churn held about 6 quarts of sour cream to turn into butter.
About This Item
- Title: Swish churn, Littleton, ca. 1860
- Creation Date: circa 1860
- Subject Date: circa 1860
- Town: Littleton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: wood
- Dimensions: 87 cm x 64 cm x 62 cm
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)
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