Violet Sec Almond Meal Compound

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Use same as you would soap. To cause the meal to flow out freely, seize the monogram on top of can between the thumb and forefinger and turn it around sufficiently to uncover the opening in top of can. Through this opening shake out the Almond Meal as required. To close, reverse the process.
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Object Name
powder, body
personal hygiene product
Richard Hudnut
Physical Description
tin (container material)
overall: 12.5 cm x 5 cm; 4 15/16 in x 1 15/16 in
overall: 5 in x 2 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: 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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