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Object ID 001654

Object Name Crystal Waxed Paper

Object Desc Opened, brown paper package for Crystal brand waxed paper. Blue ink.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001968

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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

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

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

Title Crystal Waxed Paper

Description Opened, brown paper package containing waxed paper. Blue ink on exterior. At lower half "Crystal" written in blue rectangle with radiating lines. Below that is sun-like graphic at left an "Waxed Paper" at right. Hole at center, semi-circle shape and waxed paper exposed. At top center is text, "Pat. No. 1843685 June 30, 1925". Back is plain with text at lower left edge, upside down "Size 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 Inches". Piece of paper is torn on back and has tape sticking to it.


Approx Collection Date

Height 11

Length 0

Width 7.75

Depth 0.38

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 CMY1968



Date MAR 6,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes Paper is very worn and has creases and tears along the edges. Staining at edges and at lower left corner. Black dots at right edge at center. Paper at center has been opened at scoring and folded underneath, left edge of that is torn and creased. On back, paper is torn across with cellophane tape at top and bottom edges that is no longer adhesive. White marks at lower right corner.