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Box of crayons

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Title:
Box of crayons
Date: 
1905-1940
Medium: 
Printed paper
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 7 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. (11.7 x 18.4 x 3.8 cm)
Date End: 
1 940
Description: 
Rectangular crayon box printed with red ink. Text on front panel reads: "Rubens / Crayola Crayon / Crayola / Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. / Drawing / Crayon / Gold Medal / Binney & Smith Co. / New York". Text on back panel provides instructions for stenciling, "Trace or Draw / Design on Fabric. / Fill Design Areas / With Crayola. / Remove Loose Par- / ticles with point / of Knife. Place / Color Side Down / Between Layers of / Glazed Paper. Ap- / ply A Hot Iron / For A Moment or / Two Lifting The / Iron After Each Application. Do / Not Move Iron / Across Design As / This May Cause Blurred Edges." Text on left side panel reads: "Compact - Clean - Waterproof - Convenient - Good In Any Climate". Text on right side panel reads: "The Original Fabric Crayon - Used Successfully for Stenciling Since 1908". Box contains 24 used crayons; each crayon is wrapped in paper, reading: "[Color] / Trade Mark / Crayola / Binney & Smith Co. / New York" Followed by the individual color listing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number: 
2010.26.89
Date Begin: 
1905
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group