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Queen's Own Blend Breakfast Tea

Description

Decorated tea canister "Queen's Own Blend"; rectangular w/ round cover; painted decoration of green and tan basketweave around sides; picture on front of royalty figure (queen?); label w/ red, green and gold w/ black lettering.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1906-1920
Inscriptions
Painted on front and back: ""DISTRIBUTED BY S.S. PIERCE CO./ U.S. SERIAL NO 3336 GUARANTEED UNDER THE FOOD AND DRUGS ACT JUNE 30, 1906/ BOSTON BROOKLINE""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE
canisters
cookware
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
People and organizations
S.S. Pierce Co.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901
Dimensions
4.75 x 4 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2369
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19291

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