Chute - Tomato Paste Maker, Metal, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 000841 22

Metal Chute, which could be attached to a tomato paste maker, used by in the making of tomato paste by Vincenzo Candela and his wife Emanuela Nigro. It was either brought to Australia by Vincenzo and Emanuela or purchased here, when they migrated in 1920. The Candelas made much of their own food including homemade pasta, tomato sauce, wine, sausages and they roasted their own coffee.
Metal chute, rounded at one end with half circular cut-outs, then narrows forming a triangular chute. The edges have been rounded.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: food drink preparation, italian communities, italian immigration, immigration, food processing, food processing equipment
Themes this item is part of: Candela Collection, Candela family, Italian Migrants, 1920, Vincenzo Candela, Italian Migrant, Photographer & Tailor, 1920, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Food & Drink Preparation
Tertiary Classification: equipment
User: Vincenzo Candela, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920-1940

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