Swissco Hair & Scalp Dressing


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:

Intended to impart color artificially to gray or faded hair.

Date Made: ca 1932

Maker: Swissco Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Cincinnati

Subject: Hair Care Products

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


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.254865.16Accession Number: 254865Catalog Number: 254865.16

Object Name: hair care producthair dressinghair dyeOther Terms: otc preparation; Cosmetics; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid

Physical Description: alcohol,14% (product active ingredients)glass (container material)cardboard (packaging material)Measurements: overall: 6 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 5/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 5.08 cm x 4.1275 cm


Record Id: nmah_716309

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