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Object ID 001652

Object Name Crystal Waxed Paper

Object Desc Unopened package of Crystal brand waxed paper. Brown paper covering with blue text.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001966

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General Category History

Category Household Items


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Drawer 1

Object Date 1925

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End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Crystal Brand Waxed Paper,waxed paper,cooking,baking,

Title Crystal Waxed Paper

Description Unopened, brown paper package containing waxed paper sheets. Blue ink. On front the work "Crystal" is at lower half aligned right in blue rectangle with blue lines radiating from top. Below is a circle with lines radiatin at left and "Waxed" written next to it. On lower edge of package is the word "paper" a tright. At top center of front is text "Pat. No. 1543865 June 30, 1925." White sticker with "50" written on it above text. At center is a scored semi-circle outline to open to get to paper. Back of backage is taped shut with paper tape at lower edge is text, upside down "Size 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 Inches"


Approx Collection Date

Height 11

Length 0

Width 7.5

Depth 0.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

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Quantity 0



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Maker Crystal Waxed Paper

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Image Caption CMY1966



Date MAR 6,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes Edge wear and light creasing. Paper is discoloring around edges. On front above center by text is brown stain. On lower 1/2 of front the blue ink is smudged and worn onto brown paper. On bottom edge there is a tear in paper at left. Top edge of package is created due to how the waxed paper sits in the package. On back, edges are creased. Brown dot at center. At top near right edge on top of paper tape there is a minor tear with creasing, circular shape.


Date MAR 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Drawer 1 from 3rd Floor Hallway - automatic entry by admin