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Washing supplies

Washing supplies
Washing supplies
Title
Washing supplies
Date 
1890-1930
Medium 
Paper
Dimensions 
3 x 2 x 1 in.
Description 
This sample box held a clothes starching product and has drawing of an iron in black. The front reads in red "Elastic Starch/Latest-Improved/ A Great Invention/ Requires No Cooking/ Makes Collars and Cuffs Stiff and Nice as when First Bought New.../ J.C. Hubinger Bros.' Co./ New Haven, Conn. Keokuk, Iowa". On the reverse are directions for use. One of three- see also 2002.1.1467, 2002.1.1468
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.1466
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group