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Hardware/ household

Object Number: 
2002.1.2558
Date: 
1940-1960
Medium: 
Wood fiber
Dimensions: 
6 x 6 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This pressed wood fiber board sample is printed in blue on one side with fir trees and scenes of people building homes and refinishing rooms around the words "Cornell Fibre Boards/ Build Now!/ You can line your garage, transform an unsightly kitchen, add a play room, finish off the garret- easily and economically with/ Cornell Fibre Boards/ Manufactured by Cornell Wood Products/ 230 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Ill." The reverse has a scene of a square-rigged sailing ship by a beach where men are carrying crates and sacks. Possibly a trivet or plaque as well as a sample.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group