Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item CVM_990.27.1 - Noodle-stick

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CA CVM CVM_990.27.1

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Grass, bamboo. Length-210 cm, Circumference-27.2 cm.

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A large piece of bamboo that was used in the Sing Lee Restaurant in Chinatown to help make noodles. One end of the stick is put into a niche in the wall and the other end was held and thumped on the noodle dough to mix it. A small child might sit on the stick to add weight. Made of bamboo, the stick is composed of thirteen sections or segments of bamboo and is closed off at each end.

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Sing Lee Restaurant was owned by the donors, Ivan and So Kuen Jung. Jung Poi, the cook used to jump on the noodle-stick as an old man (he was a relative of owners).


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244.5 KiB


December 14, 2015 8:34 PM

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