Beverage crate

Date

1936

GUSN

GUSN-10074

Description

Rectangular wooden box with cut out handles on short sides and dovetailed corners; printed on long sides in red and black; Art Deco stepped frame around inscription and Jersey Belle logo; stamped in black on short sides with type and inside top edge with manufacturer

Details

Descriptive Terms

crates
dovetail joints
metal
stamping (forming)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Stenciled
Stamped
Dovetail
Unidentified Metal
CRATE, SHIPPING

Inscription

Stenciled or stamped on 1) long sides 2) short sides 3) inside edge: 1) Hood's/ Distributors/ One full ""H.P. Hood & Sons/ Food products [logo]"" quart/ Boston, Mass./ Beverages 2) Registered/ 12 full quarts/ H.P. Hood/ & Sons, Inc./ Charlestown, Mass. 3) The Green Company/ 1936/ Bellows Falls, Vt.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12.5 x 17.375 x 12.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.226

Places

Vermont (United States)