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Cosmetics Box

Description

.1= round box containing rouge powder; .2= round box containing white powder; boxes have red & orange edges.

Details

Maker
Dorin (Maker)
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
Printed on box tops. .1 = ""ROUGE/ FIN/ DE THEATRE/ approuve par la faculte de Medecine/ DORIN, Fab.t a PARIS/ No. 18"" .2 = ""BLANC/ DE PERLE/ approuve par la faculte de Medecine/ DORIN, Fab.t a PARIS"" (on top); ""SELL 25/ DOZEN att/ COST MA/ METCALF & CO/ BOSTON"" (on bottom) Both boxes have printed seal: ""F.R. ARNOLD & CO/ SOLE GENTS USA/ FAR DE TOILETTE/ DEPOSE/ MARQUE DE FABRIQUE.""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1969.7147.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13561

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