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Apple Crate Label

Apple Crate Label

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Description (Brief)
This Nuchief brand apple crate label was in use from 1900-1950. Nuchief often used an image of a Native American boy, but at some point began using an image of one yellow and one red apple next to their label inserts. This U-Like-Um insert depicts a Native American riding a horse and shooting an arrow at two deer. Native American imagery was frequently depicted on the crate labels of various fruit distributors to evoke the idea of rich, natural produce.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Washington Sales, Inc.
Place Made
United States: Washington, Wenatchee
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 22.225 cm x 26.035 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.133
accession number
1979.0441
catalog number
1979.0441.133
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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