Egg carton from Muslim Farms

Manufactured by
Muslim Farms, Inc., American
Used by
Nation of Islam, American, founded 1930
Date
1968
Medium
ink on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 2 1/2 x 11 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (6.4 x 28.3 x 9.5 cm)
Description
Light brown egg carton for one dozen eggs. Top left of carton lid has black and white image of a farm printed on it. Superimposed over it is a yellow circle with black border and letters is in center of farm image. "YOUR/BRAND/EGGS." On top right side of carton list are black letters "GRADE A LARGE/ EGGS/ PACKED BY MUSLIM FARMS, INC/ KRT#3 CASSOPOLIS, MICHIGAN 49031/ ONE DOZEN/ FROM THE MUSLIM FARMS." The last line is highlighted in bright yellow. "70 Cents" is stamped on the carton in blue ink.
Place used
Cassopolis, Cass County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
egg baskets
Topic
Agriculture
Communities
Cooking and dining
Religious groups
Resistance
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the family of Becca Nu'Mani
Object number
2013.39.7
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5aa9fc511-1a05-46ce-81e6-e4c51b446d46
3D Model
4 image(s)