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18th century Welsh Butter print at the Birmingham Museum, Birmingham - From the curators' comments: "This butter print is turned and carved from a single piece of sycamore wood. It is probably Welsh and dates from the 18th century. The geometric designs carved upon it suggest that it was made in either Wales or the west of England. It is slightly concave in shape, to create a rounded pat of butter."

BMAGiC is Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery's online database.

According to the North Carolina Museum of History, this butter print was made from 1770-1820 & was supposedly brought to the US by a Scottish immigrant in the 18th century. This print is lathe-turned, but the design is hand-carved.  The design appears to be a tobacco leaf,  indicating that the print may have originated in the US. The majority of surviving butter prints originated in Pa, where tobacco was produced, & many Scottish immigrants came to NC from Pa in the early 19th century…

Women’s Economic Development, Butter-Making and Butter Prints

butter mold ***Daddy carved a cow butter mold for me, but the cow was inverted.  It worked perfectly.

butter mold ***Daddy carved a cow butter mold for me, but the cow was inverted. It worked perfectly.

Cow butter print

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Antique Primitive Wood Butter Mold Flower #Primitive

Antique Primitive Wood Butter Mold Flower

Antique Primitive Wood Butter Mold Flower #Primitive

19th C. Cross-Hatch carved Flower Butter Stamp.  Butter Mold. Butter Print. AAFA #Americana

19th C. Cross-Hatch carved Flower Butter Stamp. Butter Mold. Butter Print. AAFA

19th C. Cross-Hatch carved Flower Butter Stamp. Butter Mold. Butter Print. AAFA #Americana

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