Display cabinet

Object Number: 
2002.1.2169
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Metal, wood, paper
Dimensions: 
24 1/2 x 15 3/8 x 8 3/8 in.
Description: 
A wood cabinet with doors in the front and back. The front door is inset with a tin sign with a color print of children playing in a forest with a balloon; a boy in red, and four girls, one in blue, one in pink, one in yellow and one in lavendar play with a red, white and blue hot-air balloon printed with and orange diamond with a "D" in the middle. It reads in gold and red "Diamond Dyes/ The Standard Package Dyes of the World". On the rear door is a paper label printed with a scene of women buying cloth in red and black and provided a long history of the company and its products entitle "25 Year Ago- One Package Dyes/ Today- Two Package Dyes". Inside the rear door is a caution to the dealer about storing the dyes in dry conditions. The inside of the cabinet is separated by wood dividers into cubby holes. Formerly L42.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group