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2006.44.1589 (RS102660)

Description

Square box tea tin with red and green colored sides and orange trim. Writing on front and side with a picture of flowers and a lion. Red triangles line the corners. Print of India on lid.

Details

Maker
S.S. Pierce Co.
Inscriptions
"SAHIB/ THE MASTER TEA/GROWN IN INDIA/ ORANGE PEKOE/ TEA/ S.S. PIERCE CO./ BOSTON/ 1 LB. NET WEIGHT" (Painted)
"S.S. PIERCE CO./ BOSTON" (Painted)
"S.S.P.CO./PURITAS/ET CURA" (Painted)
"INDIA TEA" (Molded)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Tin
tin (metal)
tins (containers)
Dimensions
6 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1589
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197851

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