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Box of preserving jars

Description

Cardboard box for twelve clear glass jelly jars; w/ a red and green tartan pattern. Jars have raised grooves on rim for screwing metal lids. Lids are red plaid pattern w/ image of bagpiper at center. Was a variety pack of different jams.

Details

Maker
R & W Scott Ltd. (Maker)
Date
1950-1970
Inscriptions
Printed on lids and box: ""Product of Scotland"" Adhesive paper label on one jar: ""Scott of Scotland/ BLACK CURRANT JELLY/ Contains Pure Sugar and Black Currants/ 1 1/2 oz. NET WT./ 42g NET./ MADE BY R & W SCOTT LTD. CARLUKE, SCOTLAND SINCE 1880"" Adhesive paper label on one jar: ""ORANGE SHRED M[?]"" --label torn
Location of origin
Carluke, Scotland
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cardboard
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
cardboard
Cardboard
Dimensions
9.75 x 8 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4332.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
22850

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