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Date
1915 – 1930
Material
plastic; metal; glass; wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.02.1004
Description
A brown synthetic makeup case with a brass push lock and woven fibre handle. Inside lid has mirror 8.x16.5 with fibre pocket. Base has fibre covered wooden compartments. Three jars of various creams, 2 glass bottles, small snap case of powder, small black plastic case with mascara, brush and comb.…
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Title
Cosmetic Case
Date
1915 – 1930
Material
plastic; metal; glass; wood; fibre
Dimensions
7.5 x 21.0 cm
Description
A brown synthetic makeup case with a brass push lock and woven fibre handle. Inside lid has mirror 8.x16.5 with fibre pocket. Base has fibre covered wooden compartments. Three jars of various creams, 2 glass bottles, small snap case of powder, small black plastic case with mascara, brush and comb. The mirror inside the mascara case is broken. One small wooden cuticle stick. In one little compartment there are some hairpins and safety pins.
Subject
households
Mary Schaffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.02.1004
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