Washing supplies

Object Number: 
2002.1.1469
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
3 x 2 x 5/8 in.
Description: 
This blue and beige sample box held a clothes starching product and has drawing of a maid standing by an ironing board holding a smooth stiff shirt. The front reads "Electric Lustre Starch/ Requires No Cooking/ Manufactured by the/ Electric Lustre Starch Co./ 26 Central Street/ Boston , Mass. U.S.A. The top reads "Free Sample/ Try It. It is a Revelation to Housekeepers." On the sides are directions for use and the reverse has medals of award. One of three- see also 2002.1.1470, 2002.1.1471
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group