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Sunset Soap Dye in Box

1998.6144 (RS233648)

Description

"Sunset Soap Dyes" brand fabric dye. Dye is in block form wrapped in paper and packaged inside original box with a paper pamphlet. The dye color is "Sand 6" as indicated on the side of the box. Produced by North American Dye Corporation, Mount Vernon, New York.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1915-1935
Inscriptions
"SAND / SUNSET SOAP DYES" and "SUNSET SOAP DYES / PAT. MAY 11, 1915 / Dye all Fibres alike, Cotton, Wool, / Silk, Mixed Goods, Etc., at the same / time, giving the same shade to all. / See Directions Inside" and "Sunset Soap Dyes Wash the Fabrics / while Dyeing them. / NORTH AMERICAN DYE CORPORATION / New Corporate Name of Sunset Soap Dye Co. / Mount Vernon, N. Y., U. S. A / See Directions Inside" and "SUNSET SOAP DYES / Do not Soil the Hands or Utensil" (printed)
Location of origin
Mount Vernon, New York
Material
cardboard
dye
paper (fiber product)
Descriptive terms
cardboard
dye
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
1 x 2 1/2 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6144
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310953

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