Soap [Little Miss Muffet]

PZ Cussons, Manufacturer;  Whitcoulls Limited, Distributor; 


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Maker and Role
PZ Cussons, Manufacturer
Whitcoulls Limited, Distributor
Description
1. Soap: In two pieces. Soap is cream/pale yellow coloured, solid and shaped like a small girl with long hair, wearing a full length night dress. Details of face have been drawn on in black and red for lips.
2. Packaging: Tall rectangular cardboard box with image of girls body wearing a dress and bow, eating, with spider by left shoulder. Flowers and garden scene on rest of box. Clear plastic window where head should be. Text on front of box "Little Miss Muffet / Sat on a tuffet / Eating her / curds & whey". Reverse of box has small round hole in lower portion and is labelled "Cussons / Made in New Zealand / for Cussons (New Zealand) Ltd. / 64 Dixon Street, Wellington". One of the upper tabs on box is labelled "Whitcoulls / 1".
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Media/Materials
Organic
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Signature/Marks and Type
Little Miss Muffet / Sat on a tuffet / Eating her / curds & whey Printed
Cussons / Made in New Zealand / for Cussons (New Zealand) Ltd. / 64 Dixon Street, Wellington Printed
Whitcoulls / 1 Maker's Mark
Accession No
2015.128.40
Credit Line
PZ Cussons et al. Soap [Little Miss Muffet], 2015.128.40. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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