What does the butter churn represent in everyday use?
What is a butter Dasher?
What is a dasher butter churn?
The quilts are pieces of living history, documents in fabric that chronicle the lives of the various generations and the trials, such as war and poverty, that they faced. The quilts serve as a testament to a family’s history of pride and struggle.
What do the quilts symbolize in everyday use?
For Dee, the churn and its parts are primitive objets d’art. She wants to make a nice centerpiece with the top. Every time Mama and Maggie used the churn, their fingers would rest in the sinks left by family members who had used it before. Dee wants it just because of the attention having it will bring her.
Instead of having a crank that rotated a paddle in the churn, the dasher churn used a wooden cross attached to a broomstick-like piece of wood that was moved up and down by hand to churn the cream.
What is a churn and Dasher?
Why does Dee want the butter churn and dasher How does she plan to use them?
The butter churn symbolizes family heritage. It was whittled by Uncle Buddy from a tree in the backyard.