Object ID 001209
Object Name Tasti-Spread Oleomargarine box
Object Desc An empty rectangle boxes that used to contain margarine made by the Baltimore Butterine Company.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001046a-b
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range 1930
End Year Range 1940
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords baking,margarine,Tasti-Spread Oleomargarine,Baltimore Butterine Company,boxes,cooking,oleomargarine,
Title Tasti-Spread Oleomargarine box
Description Two empty rectangle boxes colored yellow, blue, red and white. The front and back labels are the same. It has an image of a mother and her two children spreading butter on some bread. It's net weight is 1lb and the brand name is called Tasti-Spread Oleomargarine and manufactured by the Baltimore Butterine Co. Its backgound is yellow and blue with a red border. The words are written in yellow and white throughout the package. The right and left sides of the box say tasti-spread with the same background. The top label says that it for the tabel, cooking, and baking. The bottom label gives instructions on thawing the butter and how to mix it.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Baltimore Butterine Company
Maker Details I could not find much on the company. I know that it patent its butter in 1921. The company still existed in 1933. It went into a law suit. The company no longer exists today.
Date JAN 13,2014
Assessor Brooke Uhl
Notes The box has edgewear, stains and a dent on the bottom label. The The right label is not attached to the rest of the box. It is being held together by tape on the left side.