Double-Sided Wooden Gingerbread Mold, Man and Woman
Double-sided wooden gingerbread mold, (man and woman) both sides. both sides have a man and woman, one man looks like a King holding a small child. Circa 1860-80
Volumes exist on the origins of gingerbread. For these purposes, suffice it to say an early form of gingerbread can be traced to the ancient Greeks and Egyptians who used it for ceremonial purposes. Gingerbread made an appearance in Europe when 11th-century crusaders brought the spice back from the Middle East for the rich folks' cooks to experiment with.
5.5" X 1.5" X 24"