Cosmetic, Avon
1950 Approximate
Avon Foundation Cream. Material: glass, paper, metal, product cream. Size: (a) Jar. 1 1/2" square x 2" H. Description: white glass jar with green metal cap wrapped in cellophane with contents of foundation cream intact; white gold bordered label on side: "Avon Foundation Cream, Avon Products, Inc. New York, Montreal. Cont. Wt. 7/8 oz." (b) Product Box. Size: 1 1/2" square x 2" H. Description: white and green heavy card stock with top opening, Avon Co. graphics and product identification: "Foundation Cream for Normal Skin, Brunette".
Vintage era of Brooksie Brown, a Waseca Avon saleswoman who sold the cosmetic door to door between 1921 and 1959. This artifact represents a product she might have sold.