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Bakery Shipping Crate

Bakery Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side was used by the Fancy Cake Bakery, which was owned by Philip Diehl of Brewster, New York during the early 20th century.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
Diehl, Philip
referenced business
Fancy Cake Bakery
Place Made
United States: New York, Brewster
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 10 in x 17 3/4 in; 25.4 cm x 45.085 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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