"Jell-O 2000" Gelatin Mold, circa 1999

Summary

For more than a century, Jell-O has been served at family gatherings, pot-lucks, parties, and barbeques, becoming an American icon. The Jell-O company created this special mold to help customers celebrate Y2K. The person who donated this mold also sent her New Year's Eve Jell-O recipe which called for sparkling club soda, sparkling Jell-O, and champagne. What a way to ring in the new millennium!

For more than a century, Jell-O has been served at family gatherings, pot-lucks, parties, and barbeques, becoming an American icon. The Jell-O company created this special mold to help customers celebrate Y2K. The person who donated this mold also sent her New Year's Eve Jell-O recipe which called for sparkling club soda, sparkling Jell-O, and champagne. What a way to ring in the new millennium!

Artifact

Jelly mold

Date Made

circa 1999

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2000.63.33.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic

Color

Red

Dimensions

Height: 2.75 in

Width: 12.0 in

Length: 5.125 in

Inscriptions

on bottom: JELL-O (R) / BRAND

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