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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

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Sewing


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

Height 4

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2

Circumference 6.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker W.H. Collins

Maker Details Based in New York City.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3223



Date SEP 12,2015

Summary Fair

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.