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Object ID 002229

Object Name Dairy Maid Creamery Butter box

Object Desc Rectangular cardboard box for Dairy Maid Creamery Butter. Light brown box with waxy coating. Image of woman carrying bucket.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002123

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General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 15

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords boxes,Dairy Maid (brand),butter,food,cooking,Dairy Maid Creamery,

Title Dairy Maid Creamery Butter box

Description Rectangular cardboard box with flap lids on left and right and front of box opens as well. Light brown with red, green and blue ink. Waxy coating on interior and exterior. Front, top and back sides are the same but in opposite positions. Image of woman in dress in front of a fence carrying a bucket. Red boarder text "One Pound Net Weight / Dariy Maid / Creamery Butter" Right flaps of box are torn off. Right and left flaps are identical. "Dariy Maid / Creamery / Butter" with last line in blue. Image at center is woman in blue dress with bucket in left hand. Bottom of box has block of text with product guarantee, orange price sticker at lower right corner.


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Height 2.75

Length 0

Width 4.74

Depth 2.75

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0

Material paper


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Maker Dairy Maid

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Date MAY 20,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes The top flap and one lower flap of box are torn off. Overall, box is very worn. Edges are fragile and have small tears at folds. Discoloration around edges. On front side of box, loss at lower right corner. Tearing at folds. White marks at upper right corner. Loss at lower flap at front side. At top side of box, loss at top right corner. Cellophane tape at left that folds over to left side of box. On left side of box, cellophane tape at bottom edge covering a complete tear in lower edge of flap. Right side of box - flap is torn off. Edges are worn. Top flap has cellophane tape on front and back sides. Remaining flap at right is very fragile and torn, use caution when handling. Interior of box has surface scratches and wear. Bottom of box has loss at upper right corner. Sticker at upper left corner with ink on it.


Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 15 from Room 7, Shelf 24 - automatic entry by admin