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Modern Era, Contemporary Era

Since milk is a natural emulsion of water and fat, if raw milk is stored for 24 to 48 hours after milking, cream forms on the surface. This skimmer, made from sheet copper, was used to collect the cream from the milk.


  • Type: Utensil
  • Place of origin: Switzerland
  • Materials and techniques: Copper
  • Date: 20th century
  • Dimensions: 11.5 x 39.5 x 24.5 cm
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