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Object ID 003557

Object Name Puffy Suds soap flakes box

Object Desc Blue Wrisley's Puffy Suds soap flakes box.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003177

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Cleaning Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date 1940s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords soap,washing powder,Wrisley's Puffy Suds,Puffy Suds,

Title Puffy Suds soap flakes box

Description Light blue box with yellowing trim. On the corners of the light blue trim is circular decorations. Is a five pound net weight when packed. Pure Soap of exceptional quality. Has the statement "A Pleasure to Use Them" on the sides. Allen B. Wrisley co. product, and it is located in Chicago.


Approx Collection Date

Height 10

Length 7.5

Width 4.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Allen B. Wrisley Company.

Maker Details Located in Chicago. Is a soap manufacturing company. Allen, the owner, started the buisness in the early 1860s.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3177



Date SEP 3,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The trim along the edges are discolored. Several of the edges and corners are folded over and wrinkled. Crease near side of edge on Puffy Suds side.


Date SEP 3,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Room 3, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin

Date SEP 3,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin