Exelento Quinine Pomade

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For Making Harsh Stubborn Hair Soft, Glossy, Luxurious, Removes Dandruff
Currently not on view
Object Name
hair dressing
hair care product
date made
ca 1930-1940
Exelento Medicine Company
Physical Description
metal (container material)
overall: 6.7 cm x 6 cm x 4.4 cm; 2 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in
overall: 2 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 5.3975 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States: Georgia, Atlanta
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Hair Care Products
African American
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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