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Milk Bottle

Description

Quart-size clear glass bottle with embossed lettering on sides and bottom; red transfer type on sides and neck and below, a band of raised vertical striations (abraded).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940
Inscriptions
Embossed on front (1), back (2), bottom (3): (1) Mass. L Seal/ One quart/ L52 (below) (2) Store (on neck)/ Registered (below) (3) Hood Store/ 1940 and central circle with 0; Transfer-printed on neck(1) and sides (2): (1) 2 H's in diamond shape (2) ""It's (between vertical stripes) Hood's (on diagonal); Jersey belle logo in seal, lower right.
Material
embossing
glass (material)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Object type
Container
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOTTLE
bottles
Embossed
embossing
Glass
glass (material)
Molded
molding (forming)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
9.5 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.145
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose
GUSN
9789

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