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Object ID 003560

Object Name Amaizo Gloss Starch

Object Desc White, yellow, and blue cardboard box containing Amaizo gloss starch.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003180

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Amaizo,gloss starch,clothing,ironing,laundry,

Title Amaizo Gloss Starch

Description Cardboard box with yellow and white checkered background, with blue stripes with logo and name. The lettering of Amaizo is white. One pound net weight when packed. The starch is made from selected Indian corn and specially prepared under Amaizo's own process. Has directions for usage on one side of the box. On the other side of the box is a description of the company that makes this product. Box still contains original product and has not been opened.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 3.5

Width 2

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Maize-products Company

Maker Details Has locations in New York and Chicago. Headquartered in New York. Incorperated in 1906. Manufactures and sells products that come from corn wet milling. Is still around today. In the early 1900's the company sold corn sugar, refined corn oil, special starches, dextrins, and other corn related goods. has a in depth history of the company.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3180



Date SEP 3,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Creasing near the edges and corners. Near the bottom of the Amazio Gloss side with a description of the starch included, there is a bit of a tear there.


Date SEP 3,2015

Summary Status change

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