Welcome Borax Soap Bars

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1930

GUSN

GUSN-26492

Description

Two bars of "Welcome Borax Soap" in original, unopened paper wrappers. Produced in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soap (organic material)
soap (organic material)
paper (fiber product)
Soap
Soap

Inscription

"WELCOME / [illustration of pair of clasped hands] / BORAX SOAP" and "Exchangeable for premiums only by purchase / the Welcome Soap in this wrapper. / SAVE THIS WRAPPER" and "SEND FOR THE LATES CATALOG! / Many remarkable PREMIUMS given in exchange for / Welcome Soap wrappers / See other side of this wrapper for directions for sending for catalog and / premiums. Each wrapper bears this signature: Curtis Davis & Co. / Works and Offices: Cambridge-Mass" (printed)

Maker

Lever Brothers Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.6145.1-.2

Date

1930 (Circa)

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)