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On view at the Museum: The Food Sector

Cheese mould

Contemporary Era, Europe

Such a circular, wooden cheese mould would generally have been used in mountain pastures. It held the cloth in place to collect curds from milk. The curds were then pressed to obtain the required consistency of cheese.


  • Type: Mould
  • Place of origin: Switzerland
  • Materials and techniques: Vegetal fibre Wood
  • Date: 1990
  • Dimensions: H 6 cm; Ø 40 cm
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