Object ID 003603
Object Name Collins Special Marking Powder
Object Desc Cardboard cylindrical container with white and blue label. Has "Collins Special Marking Powder" and a picture of a woman on the front. Has been opened.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003223
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Fashion Exhibit
Object Date 1940
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords marking powder,W.H. Collins,sewing,
Title Collins Special Marking Powder
Description Cylindrical cardboard container. Says "Collins Special Marking Powder Pink W.H. Collins, New York City" on the front, as well as a picture of a woman using the powder. There is also a section with directions for use and a section on how they want to help every woman get an even hem. The container has been opened and is about 2/3 full.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker W.H. Collins
Maker Details Based in New York City.
Date SEP 12,2015
Assessor Julia Kunas
Notes Container has been opened, and the label has been ripped because of this. About 2/3 of the powder is left.