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Date

c. 1979

Description

These are reproductions of the first ever original Ivory Soap wrapper. They were produced by Procter & Gamble in 1979 to commemorative the 100 year anniversary of Ivory Soap. The first cake of Ivory Soap was sold in October 1879, with the slogan “It Floats”. Each of these soap bars have a net weight of 9oz, a price tag from a grocery marked at 37 cents, and were produced in Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.

Item Type

ephemera

Material Type

mixed

Number of Pieces

2

Date Uploaded

07.27.2017

Dimensions

12 x 7.8 x 3.9

Dimensions Notes

Measurement is for each bar of soap. All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

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