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Beverage crate

Description

Rectangular wooden box with cut out handles on short sides and dovetailed corners; printed on long sides in red and black; Art Deco stepped frame around inscription and Jersey Belle logo; stamped in black on short sides with type and inside top edge with manufacturer

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1936
Inscriptions
Stenciled or stamped on 1) long sides 2) short sides 3) inside edge: 1) Hood's/ Distributors/ One full ""H.P. Hood & Sons/ Food products [logo]"" quart/ Boston, Mass./ Beverages 2) Registered/ 12 full quarts/ H.P. Hood/ & Sons, Inc./ Charlestown, Mass. 3) The Green Company/ 1936/ Bellows Falls, Vt.
Material
dovetail joints
metal
stamping (forming)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Places
Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
CRATE, SHIPPING
crates
Dovetail
dovetail joints
metal
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Stenciled
stenciling
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12.5 x 17.375 x 12.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.226
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose
GUSN
10074

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