Kalamazoo Papricloth Ice Blanket

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1910-1930

GUSN

GUSN-310969

Description

Paper cloth used to cover and prevent the melting of ice in ice chests. Packaged in paper envelop with sheet of instructions. Manufactured by the Kalamazoo Vegetable Parchment Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paper (fiber product)
paper (fiber product)
Paper
Paper

Inscription

"SAVE ICE! / with a Kalamazoo / PAPRICLOTH / ICE BLANKET / Prevents unnecessary / and rapid melting of / ice. Will not lint or / fall to pieces. Sanitary and / clog-proof. One should last / a month. Directions inside / Designed, Patented and / Manufactured by / KALAMAZOO / VEGETABLE PARCHMENT CO. / Kalamazoo, Mich." (printed)

Additional Identification Number

731

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Object Type

Written Communication T&E; Writing Media

Dimensions

4 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.6003

Places

Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo county, Michigan)