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Canister

Canister
Canister
Title
Canister
Date 
1881-1920
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
8 x 4 1/4 in. diameter
Description 
A green tin tea can with a small metal cap. The front reads in blackish gold stencilled paint "Tea/ From/ AM&CM Clements". On the reverse is a paper label that reads in part, "Consumer:.../ We Claim For Our Canister Teas/ that they are cheaper and better than those sold in bulk.../ Always Full Weight...".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3422
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group