Elephant pin

Description (Brief)
A pin made of ivory-colored celluloid in the shape of a running elephant. Rhinestones dot the elephant's back and its eye is also a rhinestone. In the Art Moderne style. There are no markings.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pin
date made
1920-1935
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
rhinestones (decoration material)
metal (fastener material)
Measurements
overall: 4.5 cm x 9.2 cm x 1 cm; 1 3/4 in x 3 5/8 in x 3/8 in
ID Number
2006.0098.0808
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0808
subject
Celluloid
Clothing & Accessories
Jewelry
Elephants
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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