Wax Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained Parowax, made by the Standard Oil Company of New York during the early 20th century. Parowax was Standard Oil’s proprietary name for paraffin wax that could be “used for sealing Jelly Glasses, Fruit Jars, Bottles, etc.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Standard Oil Company of New York
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 23 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 59.055 cm
Place Made
United States: New York
ID Number
1979.0441.305
catalog number
1979.0441.305
accession number
1979.0441
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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