sugar cones
Cones were the traditional shape that sugar was sold in until the invention of the cube in 1843. Many places still make cones, mostly for tradition. I know of three places in the US that make cones, Jas. Townsend and Son, Melissa, and a cool lady in Pennsylvania named Deborah,
www.deborahspantry.com/sugars.htm
During the Colonial Period of the United States, they used to dye paper with indigo dye and wrap sugar cones in it. After the sugar cone was finished, the paper could be soaked in water and then used to dye fabrics.
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