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
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 4
Object Date 1977
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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.
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Place of Origin
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
Date MAR 7,2015
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