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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Soap


Accession number: 97.12.2
Date: before 1997
Materials: Paper
Measurements: 6 cm L x 2 cm W x 9 cm H
Marks/Label: "Mix powder with water and wearing gloves make motions of washing hands"
Narrative: For washing gloves. Bought at Mills, a high class store in Halifax. Until the late 1960s gloves were a staple in most women's wardrobes when in public; The Paris location of the manufacturer had snob appeal.
Description: Cardboard box containing soap powder; Shamrock label; Price 79 cents
Manufacturer: Grant Perrin