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Johnson's Dental Floss

2009.11.1 (RS110773)

Description

100 yards Johnson's dental floss waxed, in clear glass jar with metal top. White floss and label from Johnson & Johnson Co.

Details

Maker
Johnson & Johnson (Manufacturer)
Date
1950s
Found in enclosed area during renovations of a 1954 house.
Inscriptions
"15" (Cast in glass.)
"100 Yards Waxed/Johnson's/DENTAL FLOSS/Johnson & Johnson/NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. CHICAGO, ILL./MADE IN U.S.A" (printed)
Material
alloy steel
glass (material)
nylon
Object type
Medical & Psychological T&E
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Illinois (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
alloy steel
Dispenser, Dental
glass (material)
nylon
tape (materials)
People and organizations
Johnson & Johnson
Nold, Carl R.
Dimensions
3 3/8 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.11.1
Credit Line
Gift of Carl R. Nold
GUSN
173638

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