Max Factor Lipstick

Description
This Max Factor lipstick dates from about 1940–1949. A gold-colored metal tube with a molded, beveled grid pattern on the top and sides contains a vibrant red lipstick. The top is engraved with the brand's mask trademark and the lettering "Max Factor/Hollywood/U.S.A." Printed in black ink on a white paper label attached to the bottom of the packaging's base is the shade's color: "Coral Glow/Max Factor & Co./ Hollywood, Calif. U.S.A."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lipstick
date made
1940-1949
ID Number
1989.0120.012
catalog number
1989.0120.012
accession number
1989.0120
subject
Family & Social Life
American Enterprise
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Home and Community Life: Costume
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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