Oranges Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate label was used by Strathmore brand oranges grown and packed by the Strathmore Packing House Company of Strathmore, California during the early 20th century. The lithographed label has a red and green tartan border, with a blue background and an image of a Scottish man wearing a kilt and playing a bagpipe. The label also has an illustration of the Scottish thistle on the left. The label has the Sunkist orange logo on it, a designation given to high quality oranges grown by members of the California Fruit Growers Exchange.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Strathmore Packing House Co.
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 11 1/4 in x 11 1/2 in; 28.575 cm x 29.21 cm
Place Made
United States: California, Strathmore
ID Number
1979.0441.380
catalog number
1979.0441.380
accession number
1979.0441
subject
Food
Agriculture
Crate Labels
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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