Ice cream menu

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1920 C-1940 c

GUSN

GUSN-10076

Description

Rectangular gold mat cut with square window at top and six oblong strips for printed information; band below image printed in dark blue; applied cut-out image of ice cream sundae in footed metal dish on pink floral plate on dark blue background; window slots below painted in white lettering; rectangular wooden molded frame with stylized beed and reel edge and raised husk inner band; traces of green and blue paint and gilding; string hanger

Details

Descriptive Terms

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cardboard
carving (processes)
gilding
glass (material)
metal
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Cardboard
Glass
Unidentified Metal
Transfer Printed
Painted
Gilded
Carved
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Inscription

Printed on 1) gold mat 2) background strips 1) Hood's/ Old fashioned [lower case]/ ice cream 2) Vanilla/ Coffee/ Chocolate/ Rich in flavor/ No better food/ A perfect food

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23.625 x 11.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.229