Max Factor Lipstick


This Max Factor lipstick dates from about 1940–1949. A gold-colored metal tube with a molded, beveled grid pattern on the top and sides contains a vibrant red lipstick. The top is engraved with the brand's mask trademark and the lettering "Max Factor/Hollywood/U.S.A." Printed in black ink on a white paper label attached to the bottom of the packaging's base is the shade's color: "Coral Glow/Max Factor & Co./ Hollywood, Calif. U.S.A."

Date Made: 1940-1949

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Max Factor

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1989.0120.012Catalog Number: 1989.0120.012Accession Number: 1989.0120

Object Name: lipstickOther Terms: lipstick; Accessories for Care of the Person


Record Id: nmah_376010

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