Dixie Lye Old Hickory

Description (Brief)
Cloth tape measure in round plastic case. The case is white with blue print and features an image of "Dixie Lye" on one side, and "Old Hickory Smoked Salt Curing Recipe" on the other. Both are products of the Pennsylvania Salt Manufacuring Company.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tape measure
date made
after 1919
advertiser
Pennyslvania Salt Manufacturing Company
maker
Parisian Novelty Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.2 cm x 3.5 cm; 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
referenced
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
2006.0098.0782
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0782
subject
Sewing and Knitting
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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