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Powder Compact (USA), 1978

This is a Powder compact. It was designed by Elsa Peretti and manufactured by Max Factor and made for Halston Enterprises, Inc.. It is dated 1978 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver-plated metal, mirror. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Halston Enterprises, Inc.. It is credited Gift of Halston Enterprises, Inc..

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 1.8 x 9.8 x 7.2 cm (11/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Powder Compact (USA), 1978; Designed by Elsa Peretti (Italian, b. 1940); silver-plated metal, mirror; H x W x D: 1.8 x 9.8 x 7.2 cm (11/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 13/16 in.); Gift of Halston Enterprises, Inc.; 1978-123-2

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