A Happy Christmas

Description (Brief)
A card made of celluloid in the shape of a fan. A silk cord at the bottom is tied in a knot. There is also a Christmas greeting ("A Happy Christmas") on the front. The fan is decorated with hand-painted flowers. It may have been designed as a gift tag.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
greeting card
postcard
fan
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
silk (decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 8.6 cm x 13.6 cm; 3 3/8 in x 5 3/8 in
ID Number
2006.0098.0108
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0108
subject
Mail
Christmas
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Communications
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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