Barry's Tricopherous for the Skin or Hair

Description
The indications or uses for this product, as described on its corresponding trade card (1988.3152.222):
For the Skin and Hair; "This incomperable preparation imparts an elegance and lustre to the hair which nothing else can effect. It renders it Beautiful, Luxuriant and Glossy, makes it curl, retain it in any desired position, and frees the scalp entirely from dandruff. It exhales the richest and most luscious perfume of flowers, and will not soil the most delicate fabric.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
scalp treatment
hair dressing
hair care product
date made
ca 1850-1860
Physical Description
green (overall color)
glass (overall material)
green ware (overall popular color name)
rectangular bottle (overall shape)
narrow mouth (overall shape)
Measurements
overall: 15.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 3 cm; 6 1/8 in x 2 3/16 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 6 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 15.24 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.4925 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
MG*M-10755 [dup25]
catalog number
M-10755
accession number
256193
catalog number
256193.350
subject
Hair Care Products
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.