Avon Lipstick

Avon Products produced this “Ripe Cherry” lipstick during the 1950s. The lipstick is contained in a turquoise carrying case with a mirror inside. The lipstick was donated to the museum by exotic dancer Shirley May Jones.
Object Name
lipstick with holder
Jones, Shirley May
Avon Products
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
paint, enamel (overall material)
glass (overall material)
lipstick (overall material)
overall: 2 1/4 in x 1 in x 1 in; 5.715 cm x 2.54 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
American Enterprise
Clothing & Accessories
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American Enterprise
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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