Hairbrush in a cardboard box with “FULLER BRISTLECOMB / BRISTLED WITH ‘FULLERON’” and “THE FULLER BRUSH COMPANY—HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT” inscriptions. "Fulleron" was the Fuller Brush Company tradename for nylon. According to a notice published in 1935, “The practical, penetrating Fuller Bristlecomb combines both hair brush and comb in one” According to advertisements from 1947, “Bristlecomb is made only by the Fuller Brush Co. and is sold only by the Fuller Dealer who conveniently calls at your home.”

Date Made: early 1940s

Maker: Fuller Brush Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Hartford

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Credit Line: Gift of David Sabin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2018.0090.03Patent Number: 1,628,299Accession Number: 2018.0090Catalog Number: 2018.0090.03

Object Name: brush, hairhairbrush

Physical Description: paper (packaging material)plastic (brush material)nylon (brush material)Measurements: overall, box: 4 cm x 20.8 cm x 6.1 cm; 1 9/16 in x 8 3/16 in x 2 13/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1883951

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