Box for cottage cheese?

Date

1897 C-1924 c

GUSN

GUSN-10033

Description

Shaker-style round wooden box with lid (overlapping bent wood sides nailed at seam and rim of lid); stamped inscription on top in black circular border

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheese boxes
bentwood
nailing
stamping (forming)
wood (plant material)
Stamped
Bentwood
Nailed
BOX

Inscription

Stamped on lid: H.P. Hood & Sons/ Standard Trademark [above insignia] H [above] Registered/ Derry, N.H.

Additional Identification Number

1995.202A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.5 (H), 7.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.202AB