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Object ID 001728

Object Name Cashmere Bouquet Toilet Soap

Object Desc A Large Size of toilet soap that was made by Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Co.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001381

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Cashmere Bouquet Toilet Soap,Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Co.,soap,cleaning,grooming,bar soap,

Title Cashmere Bouquet Toilet Soap

Description It is a cream colored paper label that contains soap that was made by the Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company. The front of the soap box says "Large Size Cashmere Bouquet Toilet Soap. Colgate. Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. Made in the U.S.A." The font is in a medieval style writing. It is surrounded by images of tied bows and flowers. The sides of the box all say "Cashmere Bouquet." The back says "'The Fragrance Men Love' Only Cashmere Bouquet gives your skin this exciting bouquet...the fragrance men love. It comes from a secret wedding of exquisite perfumes. Keep dainty each day by bathing in Cashmere Bouquet. Its rich, creamy lather is just grand for complexion care too! Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Co." The font color is a light brown.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.25

Length 3

Width 2.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Co.

Maker Details In 1806, William Colgate, an English soap and candle maker, opened up a starch, soap and candle factory on Dutch Street in New York City under the name of "William Colgate & Company". In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the B.J. Johnson Company was making a soap entirely of palm oil and olive oil, the formula of which was developed by B.J. Johnson in 1898. The soap was popular enough to rename their company after it - "Palmolive". A Missouri-based soap manufacturer known as Peet Brothers merged with Palmolive to become Palmolive-Peet. In 1928, Palmolive-Peet bought the Colgate Company to create the Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company. In 1953 "Peet" was dropped from the title, leaving only "Colgate-Palmolive Company", the current name.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001381



Date MAR 12,2014

Summary Very Good

Assessor Brooke Uhl

Notes Some edge wear along the seams and slight staining on the package.