Fish pin

Description (Brief)
A pin made of ivory-colored celluloid in shape of a fish. The pin is decorated with rhinestones and the fins are colored brown. Designed in an Art Deco manner, style popular from 1910 through the 1940s. There are no markings.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pin
date made
1920-1930
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
rhinestones (decoration material)
metal (fastener material)
Measurements
overall: 8.5 cm x 6.5 cm x 1 cm; 3 3/8 in x 2 9/16 in x 3/8 in
ID Number
2006.0098.0802
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0802
subject
Celluloid
Clothing & Accessories
Jewelry
Fish
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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