Salted mixed nuts container

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1950-1995 ?

GUSN

GUSN-26701

Description

Rectangular tin container w/ hinged lid for salted mixed nuts. Painted gold outlining and image of squirrel. Ground painted "sponge" appearance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
cookware
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
squirrels
Tin
Painted
Squirrel
BOX, FOOD-STORAGE

Inscription

Painted top: ""SQUIRREL BRAND/ REG. U.S. PAT. OFFICE/ SQUIRREL BRAND CO./ CAMBRIDGE, MASS."" ""SQUIRREL BRAND/ SALTED/ MIXED NUTS/ NET WEIGHT 1 LB.""

Maker

Squirrel Brand Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cambridge, MA, USA

Dimensions

1.75 x 7.625 x 4.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2001.93

Places

Massachusetts (United States)