Evening in Paris Cologne

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.
Object Name
fragrance
date made
ca 1940s-1950s
maker
Bourjois, Inc.
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
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1979.0798.257
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.257
subject
Health & Medicine
American Enterprise
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Fragrance
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
American Enterprise
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Fragrance
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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