Ivoryn Tooth Powder

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For Polishing and Cleaning the Teeth
Currently not on view
Object Name
oral hygiene product
tooth powder
date made
ca 1906-1908
Rydale Remedy Co.
Physical Description
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
overall: 12.8 cm x 5.5 cm x 3 cm; 5 1/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 5 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 12.7 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: Virginia, Newport News
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & 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 Ben Posen
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