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.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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.
Medium
Silver-plated metal, mirror
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
made in
New York, New York, USA
1978
Type
metalwork
Decorative Arts
Powder compact
Accession Number
1978-123-2