Mirro Aluminum Ring Mold Set in Box

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1920-1940

GUSN

GUSN-310461

Description

Set of seven ring-shaped aluminum food molds. Six small, "Individual Molds" that are 3 1/2 inches in diameter (.2-.7) and one "Large Mold" 8 1/2 inches in diameter (.8) contained in original box (.1). Large mold is inscribed with manufacturer's name "MIRRO." The Box is printed with illustrations of the seven molds and different foods that can be prepared using them. Recipes are printed on the back of the box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jelly molds
aluminum (metal)
paper (fiber product)
Shaper, Food
Mold, Food
Mold, Ring
Mold, Ring

Inscription

"MIRRO / The Finest Aluminum / MADE IN USA TRADEMARK REGISTERED" (Engraved)
"For Appetizing Dishes / in Fascinating Shapes / Aluminum / Ring Mold Set / Large Mold / Individual Molds / Nove Recipes / on Bottom / of the Box." (printed)
"RING MOLD RECIPES / DOMESTIC SCIENCE TESTED / [recipes - see photograph] / Contents of Aluminum Molds can be instantly / removed by dipping in hot water / Made in U.S.A. / 1/12 DZ 719M" (Back of box.)

Maker

Mirro (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Preparation Equipment

Dimensions

8 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.6016.1-.8

Date

1920-1940 ("Mirro" name in use starting in 1917. Recipes do not mention refrigeration.)

Places

Manitowoc (Manitowoc county, Wisconsin)