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Kalamazoo Papricloth Ice Blanket

1998.6003 (RS233653)

Description

Paper cloth used to cover and prevent the melting of ice in ice chests. Packaged in paper envelop with sheet of instructions. Manufactured by the Kalamazoo Vegetable Parchment Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1930
Inscriptions
"SAVE ICE! / with a Kalamazoo / PAPRICLOTH / ICE BLANKET / Prevents unnecessary / and rapid melting of / ice. Will not lint or / fall to pieces. Sanitary and / clog-proof. One should last / a month. Directions inside / Designed, Patented and / Manufactured by / KALAMAZOO / VEGETABLE PARCHMENT CO. / Kalamazoo, Mich." (printed)
Location of origin
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Written Communication T&E; Writing Media
Places
Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo county, Michigan)
Descriptive terms
Paper
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
4 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6003
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310969

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