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Flour Tin

1998.6010AB (RS226325)

Description

Large, cylindrical-shaped tin with cover and opposing, hinged wire loop handles on sides. Tin exterior is light tan with blue bands on upper and lower body and blue "Flour" on side. Manufactuered by the Empeco Corporation of New York, the Flour tin would have originially been part of a set of countertop tins. Other tins in the set stored tea, coffee, sugar and bread.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1950
Inscriptions
"METAL PACKAGE / Empeco / CORPORATION NEW YORK" (Molded)
Location of origin
New York, New York
Material
tin alloy
Object type
Containers
Places
New York City (New York state)
Descriptive terms
Can
Tin
tin alloy
tins (containers)
Dimensions
13 1/4 (H), 12 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6010AB
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310398

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