Derma Talca Supreme Violet Powder Leaves for the Complexion

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For the complexion. Applied gently it removes dust and oily substances from the surface of the skin, giving it a beautifully soft and pearly appearance, and producing a cool refreshing feeling. Can be conveniently carried in the pocketbook and used without the aid of a mirror. Gentlemen will find it handy for use after shaving, especially when traveling.
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Object Name
Face Powder,
powder, face
date made
ca 1910
Physical Description
paper (container material)
overall: 6.1 cm x 8.6 cm x .4 cm; 2 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 3/16 in
overall: 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in; .3175 cm x 8.5725 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Make-up
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Make-up
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Holstein
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