Dura-Pearl Powdered Dentrifice

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Object Name
oral hygiene product
tooth powder
date made
ca 1940s
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
brown (packaging color)
glass (container material)
plastic (container material)
paper (packaging material)
metal (container material)
overall: 9.6 cm x 8.6 cm x 8.6 cm; 3 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in
overall: 8 cm x 7.5 cm; 3 1/8 in x 2 15/16 in
overall, box: 3 7/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 9.8425 cm x 8.89 cm x 8.89 cm
overall, bottle: 3 3/4 in x 3 in; 9.525 cm x 7.62 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Michael R. Harris in memory of Everett Jackson
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