Object ID 002892
Object Name Palmolive Vanishing Cream
Object Desc Green and white striped box containing tube of Palmolive Vanishing Cream
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003411a-d
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Second Floor Bathroom
Start Year Range
End Year Range 1926
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Palmolive,face cream,beauty products,
Title Palmolive Vanishing Cream
Description Green and white striped box containing tube of Palmolive Vanishing Cream. Box has an informational sheet about the cream and a highly corroded tube of cream that is leaking through a hole in the tube.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Details Palmolive merged with the Peet company in 1926. They then merged with Colgate in 1928. Based on the Palmolive label, this product must be pre-1926 merger.
Date JAN 22,2015
Assessor Kayla Sutherland
Notes Box itself is in fair condition, although the flaps of the box have all ripped off where it was opened. Some edgewear and fading/discoloration on box. Interior paper is worn, brittle, and ripped on edges. Tube is corroded. A small hole in the tube is leaking cream.