Chinese woman pin

Description (Brief)
A molded celluloid pin, ivory-colored and tinted green, with green rhinestones. The pin is in the shape of a Chinese woman holding a parasol. The pin has a C-clamp closure, and is unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1920-1935
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
metal (pin material)
rhinestones (decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 6.7 cm x 3.7 cm x .5 cm; 2 5/8 in x 1 7/16 in x 3/16 in
overall: 2 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 3.81 cm x .9525 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.0836
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0836
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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