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Salted mixed nuts container

Description

Rectangular tin container w/ hinged lid for salted mixed nuts. Painted gold outlining and image of squirrel. Ground painted "sponge" appearance.

Details

Maker
Squirrel Brand Company (Maker)
Date
1950-1995 ?
Inscriptions
Painted top: ""SQUIRREL BRAND/ REG. U.S. PAT. OFFICE/ SQUIRREL BRAND CO./ CAMBRIDGE, MASS."" ""SQUIRREL BRAND/ SALTED/ MIXED NUTS/ NET WEIGHT 1 LB.""
Location of origin
Cambridge, MA, USA
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX, FOOD-STORAGE
boxes (containers)
cookware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Painted
painting (coating)
Squirrel
squirrels
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
1.75 x 7.625 x 4.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.93
GUSN
26701

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