Antique and Vintage Rolling Pins
Rolling pins are perhaps the earliest known kitchen baking utensils, documented in the hand of a baker in a 17th century illustration, although the concept may go back to ancient times. That 1600s image depicted a basic design that has not altered much in hundreds of years. Early rolling pins were made of turned wood. Sometimes the ends were tapered like a sailor’s belaying pin (used to secure rigging on ships), while others had one or...