Washing supplies

Object Number: 
2002.1.1478
Date: 
1950-1960
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
7 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.
Description: 
This blue and yellow box held a clothes starching product and has drawing of a baby on the front. The front reads "Linit/ Perfect Laundry Starch/ Best Foods Div. Corn Products Company, N.Y., N.Y./ Try Linit in Baby's Bath/ to protect his sensitive skin...". On the reverse are directions for use and suggested applications. An advertisment for Niagara aerosol spray starch on the reverse dates this box to post 1950.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group