Object Name: Apple parer
Medium: Pine, iron, string
Dimensions: Overall: 13 1/2 x 30 x 8 1/2 in. ( 34.3 x 76.2 x 21.6 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A.
Description: Hand-made wooden apple parer with hand crank with two wheels and double pulley; mounted above a box; three-pronged fork; straddle board.
Credit Line: Purchased from Elie Nadelman
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Object Number: 1937.1341
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman