Object ID 003039
Object Name Richard Hudnut Three Flowers Box
Object Desc A long, pink box which once held a fragrance and powder.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002733a-b
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 5
Object Date 1916
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End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords perfume,Richard Hudnut,boxes,Three Flowers brand,
Title Richard Hudnut Three Flowers Box
Description A long, rectangular pink box with decorative black and gold borders. the image on the lid of the box is a woman accepting a large flower blossoms from a cherub. Towards the top, "Three Flowers" s written in white. The sides of the lid have 'Richard Hudnut New York" and his monogram. The bottom half of the box is a powder blue.
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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Richard Hudnut
Maker Details Registered his name for trademark in France and the U.S. in 1880. Produced numerous fragrances, compacts, and cosmetics. After Hudnut's retirement in 1916, the company was bought by William R. Warner & Co. The WRW Co. is now under the Pfizer Corp.
Maker Mark Richard Hudnut on sides and monogram
Date MAR 1,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The box's color has faded. There is major discoloration inside the box. There is wearness on the edges, and spotting on the lid. The fragrance, powder, and lining is missing from the inside.
Date AUG 1,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 5 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin