Cosmetics Box

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-13561

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
fancy dress
Unidentified Paper
Fancy Dress
BOX

Inscription

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.""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.7147.1-.2

Maker

Dorin (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7147.1-2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)