Powder compact

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Irregular heart-shaped case with contoured lid; opens clam shell-style to reveal mirror on inside of lid and circular cake of flesh-toned face powder in base. Indented finger grip on rim edge at right near base of heart.
Designer
Elsa Peretti, Italian, b. 1940
Manufacturer
Max Factor, New York, New York, USA
For
Halston Enterprises, Inc.
Credit Line
Gift of Halston Enterprises, Inc.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
1978
Accession Number
1978-123-2
made in
New York, New York, USA
Medium
Silver-plated metal, mirror
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
metalwork
Decorative Arts
Powder compact