Bacon Sack

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

second half 20th century

GUSN

GUSN-259255

Description

Natural white, linen, Fairmount Brand bacon sack; black and red text; manufacturer information; inspection stamp; machine woven and machine sewn; unfinished edge at opening.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bags (generic containers)
linen (material)
cotton (textile)
thread
weaving
machine sewing (technique)
Linen
Bag

Inscription

(black ink) "FAIRMOUNT BRAND/ HICKORY WOOD SMOKED''/ (red ink) "BACON"/ (printed stamp in inscribed circle) "U.S./ INSPECTED/ AND PASSED BY/ DEPARTMENT OF/ AGRICULTURE/ EST. 524" / "FAIRMOUNT BRAND PRODUCTS/ MADISON, INDIANA/ PACKED BY/ PEARL PACKING COMPANY, INC./ MADISON, -----INDIANA/ NET WEIGHT WHEN WRAPPED/ (handwritten and illegible) "[4?]" (printed) "LBS." (handwritten and illegible) "[8?]" (printed) "OZ.S." (printed)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

21 1/4 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson

Accession Number

2001.220

Places

Milton (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Indiana (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Madison (Jefferson county, Indiana)