Object ID 000882
Object Name Butter-Nut Bread Sign
Object Desc Cardboard sign of Butter-Nut Bread. Yellow background with black lettering and colorful pictures.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000798
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Object Date 1940
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End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords bread,Butter-nut bread,signs,advertising,
Title Butter-Nut Bread Sign
Description Colored sign is made of cardboard and it's of a rectangular irregular shape. Background is yellow and it says "Butter-Nut Bread" in black capital letters. Above the words, there is a picture of a boy wearing chef attire and holding a large bread knife. To the right of the boy, there is a giant bread and a large selection of boxes of ingredients such as butter,corn, cheese and wheat among others, as well as a row of jars containing jelly, pickles, jam, marmalade, apple butter and others. Below all this products, there is a box of Creamery Butter and a jug of milk sitting on top of it. On the bottom left corner, in small letters it says ""Form no. 20 Printed in U.S.A.". On the bottom right corner there is a small picture of a boy in a hat carrying a large loaf of bread. Back of the sign is tan.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Width is measured on the lower part of the sign (widest)
Place of Origin
Date JUL 31,2013
Summary Very good
Assessor Samanta Pugh
Notes The sign shows some signs of wear. There are four holes punctured on the cardboard from where the sign was fixed onto something. The bottom edges show some wear . There are two fold marks to the left of and on the word "Butter". There is a small tear on the bottom part of the sign. There is also a partial tear on the tip of the knife which creates a fold. There are a few dirt spots on the yellow portion, and a dark spot next to the little boy on the right corner. Back has some minor dirt spots.