Soap [Goya Timeless]

Goya, Creator;  Reckitt and Colman (New Zealand) Limited, Manufacturer; 


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Maker and Role
Goya, Creator
Reckitt and Colman (New Zealand) Limited, Manufacturer
Description
1. Box: Rectangular, cardboard box opening at both ends. Yellow, white, black and gold pattern on all sides apart from back, and there is an oval clear plastic window to look through to soap inside. The box pattern has circles, small flowers and swirling shapes. There is a gold sticker on one long side "TIMELESS". Back of box is white with black text "GOYA / LONDON PARIS NEW YORK / Made in New Zealand by Reckitt & Colman (N.Z.) Ltd., Auckland." There is a white rectangular sticker with rounded edges stuck onto back, with cellotape across it. Handwritten on the sticker is "May 1972".
2. Box Insert: Rectangular, white, cardboard box insert with oval space cut to hold one end of soap.
3. Box Insert: Rectangular, white, cardboard box insert with oval space cut to hold one end of soap.
4. Soap: Long, oval, cream coloured bar of soap with convex faces. There is an indented oval on front with simple circle and flower pictures and "Luxury Bath Soap" raised inside. On reverse is imprinted "GOYA".
Collection
Media/Materials
Organic
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Signature/Marks and Type
TIMELESS Printed
GOYA / LONDON PARIS NEW YORK / Made in New Zealand by Reckitt & Colman (N.Z.) Ltd., Auckland. Printed
May 1972 Hand-written
Luxury Bath Soap Printed
GOYA Impressed
Accession No
2015.128.171
Credit Line
Goya et al. Soap [Goya Timeless], 2015.128.171. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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