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Object ID 001509

Object Name Mayo's Tobcco pouch

Object Desc Woven bag with blue print on two sides. Has purple, cotton tie at top attached with metal staple.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001924

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 6

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,Mayo's Tobacco,smoking,pouches,

Title Mayo's Tobcco bag

Description Woven, fabric bag with purple tie at top attached with metal staple. Fabric is linen with a painted coating. Opens at top and top piece is triangular. Text printed on front and back in blue with Greek key design. Text reads "Mayo's / Cut Plug / For Smoking and Chewing". At center is company logo. Tax stamp is in pieces by attached to edges and top flap. Text on bottom of bag with Factory Number.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 0

Width 4.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details does not include tie

Quantity 0



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Image Caption CMY1924



Date FEB 18,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Overal stable conditon. On top, the metal staple is rusted and damaging the textile. The tax stamp sticker is worn with significant loss. Tie at top is creased. At bottom of tie where it is attached to staple, the fibers are loose. Interior of top flap has brown stain at left. On front of bag stain to right of center. On back, creases in fabric. Brown stains on bottom and along top edge by tax stamp. On the interior, fabric is frayed slightly. Loose thread ends at right.


Date FEB 18,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 6 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin