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On view at the Museum: The Food Sector

Cheese carrier

Modern Era, Europe
Such cheese-carriers were used to transport wheels of cheese tied onto the little rack. The two straps enable the load to be carried like a backpack.


  • Type: Container
  • Place of origin: Switzerland
  • Materials and techniques: Leather Wood
  • Date: circa 1850
  • Dimensions: 32 x 38 x 79 cm
  • Weight: 2 kg
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