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Object ID 003077

Object Name Avon Roses Roses Perfumed Talc

Object Desc Reproduction of talc powder from the California Perfume Co.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002766

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 4

Object Date 1977

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Avon,tins,talc,powders,

Title Avon Roses Roses Perfumed Talc

Description A tall light blue canister with pink flowers all over, as well as blue and gold art nouveau styled ribbons. The front label: California Perfume Co. 1977 Anniversary Keepsake Roses Roses Perfumed Talc Net Wt 3.75 oz. The back explains the Avon story.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.25

Length 2.5

Width 1.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 3.75

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Avon

Maker Details David H. McConnell founded Avon in 1886, which grew out of his California Perfume Company. Originally, the Avon only sold fragrances through its representatives. Avon now sells not only fragrances but as well as cosmetics, skincare, and fashion.

Maker Mark Avon


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Image Caption CMY2766



Date MAR 7,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes Dusty at the top of the canister. Some smudging around the tin. Missing the cap. There is still some powder left inside the canister.


Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin