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Box for cottage cheese?

Description

Shaker-style round wooden box with lid (overlapping bent wood sides nailed at seam and rim of lid); stamped inscription on top in black circular border

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1897 C-1924 c
Inscriptions
Stamped on lid: H.P. Hood & Sons/ Standard Trademark [above insignia] H [above] Registered/ Derry, N.H.
Material
bentwood
nailing
stamping (forming)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
bentwood
Bentwood
BOX
cheese boxes
Nailed
nailing
Stamped
stamping (forming)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4.5 (H), 7.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.202AB
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose
GUSN
10033

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