Image features an ivory colored book cover featuring a pink rose on a leafy stem within a gold rectangle in the center. The word LANCÔME in gold capital letters below the gold rectangle. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.
The Scent of French Elegance
In 1935, visionary fragrance pioneers Armand Petitjean and Guillaume d’Ornano opened a luxury boutique, selling a small selection of perfumes and beauty products, manufactured just outside of Paris.  This French perfume company was called Lancôme, its name inspired by the ruins of the castle Le Château de Lancosme near the region of La Brenne in the...
Objets de luxe
Many of the most iconic products of the 1920s—perfume bottles, vanities, and jewelry—are feminine objects like those seen in this sidewall, now on view in The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.