Violet Talc Powder - Colgate & Co.

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For infants, for the toilet. It is antiseptic, slightly astringent, a wonderful healer of chafing, soreness, abrasions, irritations, sunburns etc.
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Object Name
powder, body
personal hygiene product
date made
ca 1900
Colgate and Co.
Physical Description
metal (container material)
overall: 2.3 cm x 1.5 cm x 4.8 cm; 7/8 in x 9/16 in x 1 7/8 in
overall: 2 in x 1 in x 5/8 in; 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.5875 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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