Sentinel Dental Floss


Inscriptions on this round tin read “SENTINEL / DENTAL FLOSS” and “SENTINEL / DENTAL FLOSS / PURIFIED WAX FLOSS / 10 YDS” and “FOREST CITY PRODUCTS, INC.” Forest City Products, a firm in Cleveland, Ohio, that was in business by 1942, sold dental, medical and surgical appliances. Forest City is a nickname for Cleveland.

Date Made: after 1942

Maker: Forest City Products, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Cleveland

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Credit Line: Gift of Betty S. and Joseph H. Dial

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1999.0319.15Accession Number: 1999.0319Catalog Number: 1999.0319.15

Object Name: dental flossoral hygiene productOther Terms: Oral Hygiene; Personal Hygiene Products

Physical Description: metal (container material)Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; .635 cm x 2.8575 cm


Record Id: nmah_1215692

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