Milk Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1945

GUSN

GUSN-9803

Description

Quart size clear glass bottle with embossed lettering on sides and bottom; fluting at neck; "teeth" around rim; red transfer type on sides and neck.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
embossing
glass (material)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Molded
Embossed
Transfer Printed
Glass
BOTTLE

Inscription

Embossed on front (1), side (2), and bottom (3): (1) Maine L Seal/ One quart/ 152 (2) Store/ Registered (3) Hood/Store/ 1945 Transfer-printed on front (1), back (2): (1) H (in diamond on neck)/ It's Hood's and logo/ H.P. Hood & Sons/ Dairy Experts (both sides)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.5 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.156

Places

Maine (United States)