Morris the Cat Mug

Description
This white mug features the intense gaze of “Morris the Cat.” This orange, tabby was introduced as the face of the 9Lives cat food brand in 1968.
Object Name
mug
Physical Description
brown (overall color)
tan (overall color)
ceramic (overall material)
white (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 11.43 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
2015.3082.01
catalog number
2015.3082.01
nonaccession number
2015.3082
subject
Advertising
American Enterprise
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Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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