Found In Collection

Shipping Crate

Shipping Crate

Shipping Crate

Description:

This is a metal wire shipping crate, "Borden" is embossed onto one of the corner pieces. It was likely used for shipping "Borden's Evaporated Milk". Borden, Inc., was an American producer of food and beverage products, consumer products, and industrial products. At one time, the company was the largest U.S. producer of dairy and pasta products. Its food division, Borden Foods, was based in Columbus, Ohio, and focused primarily on pasta and pasta-sauces, bakery products, snacks, processed cheese, jams and jellies, and ice cream. It was best known for its Borden Ice Cream, Meadow Gold milk, Creamette pasta, and Borden Condensed Milk brands.

Keywords:

crate, dairy

Source:

Found in Collection (FIC)

Date of Object:

ca. 1920

Accession #:

013.21.42

Dimensions:

35 cm L x 35 cm W x 29.5 cm H

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