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On view at the Museum: The Food Sector

Pastry cutter

Modern Era, Europe

Similar to the utensil for making ravioli, this rolling pin-cum-pastry cutter was used to manually cut fresh dough to make lasagna. This dish dates back to Ancient Greece, with the Greek word 'laganon' designating the dough itself.


  • Type: Rolling pin
  • Place of origin: Switzerland
  • Materials and techniques: Wood Metal
  • Date: circa 1850
  • Dimensions: 78 + 9 cm
  • Weight: 1695g
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