Butter Making Accessories
When the process was completed the butter had to be worked, that is, washed and salted in the butter bowl. When the homemaker determined what quantity of butter needed for the family's use, the excess butter could be sold to neighbours/town people/general store. Butter bowl, paddle, form, butter colour, curd lifter, butter paper for wrapping butter into the (one pound) 500gr. size. Generally the wooden items were made of maple.
The curd lifter cost 10 cents; maple butter bowl - $1.85; form -30 cents; butter ladle -20 cents. The bottle is butter coloring, to enhance the appearance of the finished product by adding a few drops while working the butter.