Object ID 002878
Object Name Mrs. Steven's Candy Kitchen tin
Object Desc A yellow rectangular tin with an image of a boquet of flowers on the lid. It has two parts.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002607a-b
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 17,2015
Location Room 4, Shelf 1
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords candy,chocolate,boxes,Mrs. Steven's,
Title Mrs. Steven's Candy Kitchen tin
Description The base, CMY2607a, is a yellow and orange checked pattern. There are also little designs lining the base. The lid, CMY2607b, is yellow with an image of a boquet of flowers in the center. There is a small rectangle sporting the "Mrs. Steven's" name. On the base of the lid is the company name and a list of ingredients.
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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Mrs. Steven's
Maker Details Mrs. Steven's Candies proved a very popular item in Chicago for several generations. Her three-pound box that sold for a dollar made it possible during the Depression for people with marginal incomes to purchase a quality box of chocolates.
Date JAN 17,2015
Assessor Carly Sass
Notes All of the corners have some wear and fading.