Mary Howry's Make-up Box with Vintage Make-up

Costume

Identifier
C-577_1-23
Date:
1920s
Description:
A red embossed box containing a large selection of 1920s make-up once owned by former Denishawn Dancer Mary Howry.

Item Details:
The box contains:
  • A pink tin canister containing Qui Sait Bath Power, color - Carnation.
  • A red lacquer box containing black bobby pins and french pins.
  • A powder brush, possibly Japanese.
  • A sheepskin puff.
  • A pink velvet puff.
  • A bundle of black french pins.
  • A wrapped packet of Majesty black french pins.
  • A glass jar of Steins right moist rouge.
  • 2 x  red and gold box of Powd'r Base by Hampden - 1 x foundation and 1 x rouge.
  • A packet of Kleenex lipstick tissues.
  • A silk stocking wig cap.
  • Tissues.
  • A small red lacquer box of wooden sticks - for mascara application. 
  • A red lacquer box containing: A small pot of Max Factor's Supreme lining, a pot of Premier 2. lip rouge, a glass pot of lashlux black, a pot of inspiration eye shadow in bronze, a tube of Max Factor's Supreme Grease Paint, a small red lacquer box of safety pins and a small metal case (unidentified).
Extent:
23
Medium:
Make-up, Silk, Metal, Wood, Glass

Related Entities
Denishawn Company (worn by)
Mary Howry (worn by)
Related collections
Ted Shawn Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Exhibition Blake's Barn