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Trade sign

Trade sign
Title
Trade sign
Date 
1880-1910
Medium 
Paper, wood, glass, cloth
Dimensions 
31 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 2 in.
Description 
An advertising sign in an ornate gold frame with molded leaves, flowers and fruit and the words "Welcome Soap". There is a printed picture of two women standing in a wooded garden and at the top the words "Mail us 25 'Welcome Soap' wrappers and get this picture/ Plain, and dress it to suit your taste". The women are dressed in real satin cloth dresses and hats, apparently added by the customer to create a uniquely crafted decoration. Formerly L38.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2167
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group