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Mirro Aluminum Ring Mold Set in Box

1998.6016.1-.8 (RS227478)

Description

Set of seven ring-shaped aluminum food molds. Six small, "Individual Molds" that are 3 1/2 inches in diameter (.2-.7) and one "Large Mold" 8 1/2 inches in diameter (.8) contained in original box (.1). Large mold is inscribed with manufacturer's name "MIRRO." The Box is printed with illustrations of the seven molds and different foods that can be prepared using them. Recipes are printed on the back of the box.

Details

Maker
Mirro (Manufacturer)
Date
1920-1940
"Mirro" name in use starting in 1917. Recipes do not mention refrigeration.
Inscriptions
"MIRRO / The Finest Aluminum / MADE IN USA TRADEMARK REGISTERED" (Engraved)
"For Appetizing Dishes / in Fascinating Shapes / Aluminum / Ring Mold Set / Large Mold / Individual Molds / Nove Recipes / on Bottom / of the Box." (printed)
"RING MOLD RECIPES / DOMESTIC SCIENCE TESTED / [recipes - see photograph] / Contents of Aluminum Molds can be instantly / removed by dipping in hot water / Made in U.S.A. / 1/12 DZ 719M" (Back of box.)
Location of origin
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Material
aluminum (metal)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Preparation Equipment
Places
Manitowoc (Manitowoc county, Wisconsin)
Descriptive terms
aluminum (metal)
jelly molds
Mold, Food
Mold, Ring
paper (fiber product)
Shaper, Food
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6016.1-.8
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310461

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