Evening in Paris Cologne

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Description
Ernest Beaux created the perfume “Soir de Paris” (“Evening in Paris”) for French perfumer Bourjois in 1928. Established in Paris in 1863 to manufacture make up and face powders, Bourjois has been making perfume since 1900. “Evening in Paris” was originally sold in a cobalt blue bottle designed by Jean Helleu. The scent was discontinued in the late 1960s, and revived and reformulated by Chanel in the early 1990s.
date made
ca 1940s-1950s
maker
Bourjois, Inc.
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
United States: New York, New York
Measurements
overall: 4 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 in; 11.43 cm x 5.715 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1979.0798.257
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.257
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History