Container with lid

Object Number: 
2009.30.3
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 3 x 1 1/2 in. (7.6 x 7.6 x 3.8 cm)
Description: 
Circular container with lid, yellow background with black printed text and floral linear design covering the surface of container and lid. BEGY'S TRUE/ MUSTARINE/ TRADE MARK REGISTERED/ FOR USE WHENEVER A HOT APPLICATION/ IS BENEFICIAL FOR ACHES AND PAINS/ HEADACHE, SIMPLE SORE THROAT/ CHEST COLDS, LAME BACK, STIFF/ JOINTS OR MUSCLES, COLDFEET AND/ RHEUMATIC PAINS/ MANUFACTURED BY S.C. WELLS & CO. / LE ROY, NY. Text on the underside of the container reads, DIRE C--- / CLEAN THE SURFACE/ THEN APPLY/ MUSTARINE EITHER/ DIRECT TO THE PART/ AFFECTED WHICH MAY BE/ RUBBED BRISKLY TO IN-/ CREASE THE EFFECT OR MAY BE/ SPREAD OF A CLOTH AS A PLASTER AND/ APPLIED AS OFTEN AS MAY BE REQUIRED/ TO OBTAIN RELIEF/ DO NOT USE MUSTARINE ON OPEN SORES/ MUSTARINE CANNOT BLISTER/ MEDIUM SIZE Text printed on the side of the container reads, KEEP MUSTARINE IN THE HOUSE TO USE NIGHT AND DAY. MUSTERINE IS SO HANDY ALWAYS READY. MUSTARINE NEVER BLISTERS / TAKE A BOX WITH YOU ON YOUR TRIP. MUSTARINE WILL GIVE YOU COMFORT AND SAVE SUFFERING.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Michael C. Wolf
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group