Barry's Tricopherous for the Skin or Hair

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.
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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)
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
accession number
catalog number
Hair Care Products
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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
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