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Box of crayons

Box of crayons
Title
Box of crayons
Date 
ca. 1925
Medium 
Printed paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 3/8 in. (9.8 x 7.3 x 1 cm)
Description 
Rectangular crayon box printed with red and white ink. Text on front panel reads: "No. 8 / Creston / Creston / Trade Mark / School Crayons / Eight Colors / For / Sketching and Educational Works Waterproof / Creston Candle Works Inc. / New York, U.S.A." Text on back panel reads: "Creston / A / Crayon / for the / Young Artist / for / Home and School / Made in U.S.A". Text on left and right side panel reads: "Creston Crayons". Box contains 8 used crayons, 3 broken; each crayon is unwrapped.
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2010.26.81
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group