Flour Tin

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1930-1950

GUSN

GUSN-310398

Description

Large, cylindrical-shaped tin with cover and opposing, hinged wire loop handles on sides. Tin exterior is light tan with blue bands on upper and lower body and blue "Flour" on side. Manufactuered by the Empeco Corporation of New York, the Flour tin would have originially been part of a set of countertop tins. Other tins in the set stored tea, coffee, sugar and bread.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tins (containers)
tin alloy
Can
Tin
Tin

Inscription

"METAL PACKAGE / Empeco / CORPORATION NEW YORK" (Molded)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New York, New York

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

13 1/4 (H), 12 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.6010AB

Places

New York City (New York state)