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1950

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Packaging Design, Noreen Super Color Rinse

This is a Packaging design. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and made for (as the client) Noreen. It is dated ca. 1955 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is print on cardstock, folded. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

Flat: 5.8 × 21.9 cm (2 5/16 × 8 5/8 in.) Upright: 3 × 21.9 cm (1 3/16 × 8 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Printed in black ink, lower left: Good Housekeeping and Committee on Cosmetics seals

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, along bottom of upper portion: PRINTED AND MF'D IN THE USA; verso, along the bottom: 8 SUPER COLOR RINSES NOREEN, INC. DENVER, COLORADO.

Cite this object as

Packaging Design, Noreen Super Color Rinse; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); print on cardstock, folded; Flat: 5.8 × 21.9 cm (2 5/16 × 8 5/8 in.) Upright: 3 × 21.9 cm (1 3/16 × 8 5/8 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-134

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master.

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