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Wooden plate known as a trencher or tranjoor

Date made: 18th century

Maker: unknown

Description: Wooden trencher (Tranjoor) used in 1740 as a food vessel.

A trencher is a wooden plate for serving or eating food. The original trencher was a piece of bread that other food would be served on and eaten from.

Materials: wood

Object name: plate

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1954-1300


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