Raisin Seeder, 'Enterprise Manufacturing'; Enterprise Manufacturing Co; 1895-190...
Raisin Seeder, 'Enterprise Manufacturing'About this object
This is a cast iron raisin or grape seeder, used to remove pips entirely from the fruit. This was considered essential as swallowing pips was commonly believed to be a cause of appendicitis.Maker
organic, processed material, vegetal, wood
inorganic, processed material, metal, iron
inorganic, processed material, glass, enamel
Embossed in metalwork: 'Made in U.S.A. (Philadelphia, PA) by Enterprise MFG Co'
Model No. 36
"WET THE RAISINS"
'PAT APR 2 - Aug 20 95, Oct 5 97'
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