Lard Shipping Crate

Lard Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Simon Pure brand leaf lard, made by Armour’s and Company of Chicago, Illinois during the early 20th century. The crate contained 30 one-pound cartons of leaf lard. Leaf lard is the highest quality lard used for baking, made from the fat of a pig’s kidneys.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Armour and Company
Measurements
overall: 7 1/8 in x 10 1/4 in; 18.0975 cm x 26.035 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.170
catalog number
1979.0441.170
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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