Chocolate Grater

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Description
This is a tapered, metal chocolate or spice grater with a hinged lid, open bottom and scalloped top with a hole for hanging. The back of the grater is flat while the front is bowed and has small, raised abrasions to grate material. The hinged lid has a divider piece within the body to create a small holding place. A piece of paper, possibly an old label, is adhered to the back of the object.
Credit Line
Mars, Inc.
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
early 20th century
ID Number
2014.0015.02
accession number
2014.0015
catalog number
2014.0015.02
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 15.5575 cm x 6.35 cm
National Museum of American History
Object Name
grater