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Chip Cutter

Display: Sweet Inventions
Culinary Technique: size reduction

Date: c. 1900

Manufacturer: Thomas Mills and Brother Company

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dimensions: 7" h x 16" w x 7" d

Watch collection donor Mel Mickevic demonstrate this object with
Dean Christopher Koetke, School of Culinary Arts, Kendall College,
and Victoria Matranga, exhibition curator.

Used for cutting chips (hard-boiled candy pulled as thin as paper), this heavy roller cut pieces about one inch by three inches and kept them flat and glossy. The candy was made in a variety of colors and highly flavored.