Bar pin

Description (Brief)
A green celluloid bar pin on its original card. Three faux pearls are decorations. The pin closes with a C-clasp. The card identifies the green material as "Parisian Ivory."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bar pin
date made
ca 1920
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
faux pearls (decoration material)
metal (fastener material)
paper (package material)
Measurements
overall: .7 cm x 5.4 cm x .5 cm; 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 3/16 in
ID Number
2006.0098.0811
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0811
subject
Celluloid
Clothing & Accessories
Jewelry
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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