Brooch

Description (Brief)
A brooch with a photo portrait of a woman printed on celluloid. It is mounted in a heavy twisted ribbon cage. It fastens with a C-clasp. It is unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1890
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (backing material)
metal (mounting material)
Measurements
overall: 5 cm x 4.5 cm x 1 cm; 1 15/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 3/8 in
overall: 2 in x 1 5/8 in x 1/2 in; 5.08 cm x 4.1275 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.0817
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0817
subject
Jewelry
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Clothing & Accessories
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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