Soap Box

Object Number: 
2002.1.470
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
5 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.
Description: 
This brown paper covered wooden box held a set of perfumed soaps. The top cover reads "Phalon & Son,/ Manufacturers of/ Perfumery/ and/ Fine Toilet Soaps,/ New York" and the box resembles a cigar box in that there is an elaborate picture on the inside of the lid of a woman in a garden of flowers reclining on a hammock.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group