Tooth Brush Container


Oval celluoid case with inscription that reads “INDEXO / FINGER TOOTHBRUSH / ‘REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.’ / INDEXO CO. INC. NEW YORK CITY.” Indexo apparently began in 1901 and was still going in 1937.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care, Beauty and Health


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Ben Z. Swanson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0234.01Accession Number: 1996.0234Catalog Number: 1996.0234.01

Object Name: oral hygiene producttoothbrush container

Physical Description: celluloid (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm


Record Id: nmah_1450472

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