Old Icelandic bread moulds

These carved wooden moulds would be pressed on top of the bread prior to baking, to make patterns in the crust:


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Both are on display in the museum in Skógar.

Comments

aimee said…
They're beautiful!!! What do the words around the mould's edge say--if I may ask?
Thanks for sharing the pictures.
Aimee
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Bibliophile said…
Aimee, it says, in Icelandic: "Glory to the good giver of gifts".
aimee said…
Thanks! I like it:) Aimee
Mik said…
uau! wondenful!

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