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Bacon Sack

Description

Natural white, linen, Fairmount Brand bacon sack; black and red text; manufacturer information; inspection stamp; machine woven and machine sewn; unfinished edge at opening.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
second half 20th century
Inscriptions
(black ink) "FAIRMOUNT BRAND/ HICKORY WOOD SMOKED''/ (red ink) "BACON"/ (printed stamp in inscribed circle) "U.S./ INSPECTED/ AND PASSED BY/ DEPARTMENT OF/ AGRICULTURE/ EST. 524" / "FAIRMOUNT BRAND PRODUCTS/ MADISON, INDIANA/ PACKED BY/ PEARL PACKING COMPANY, INC./ MADISON, -----INDIANA/ NET WEIGHT WHEN WRAPPED/ (handwritten and illegible) "[4?]" (printed) "LBS." (handwritten and illegible) "[8?]" (printed) "OZ.S." (printed)
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
thread
weaving
Object type
Container
Places
Indiana (United States)
Madison (Jefferson county, Indiana)
Massachusetts (United States)
Milton (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Bag
bags (generic containers)
cotton (textile)
Linen
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
thread
weaving
Dimensions
21 1/4 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.220
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson
GUSN
259255

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