Art Moderne hairbrush

Description (Brief)
A hairbrush made of black and white laminated celluloid. An Art Moderne design is on the brush back, part of which is a metal shield-shaped insert. It is unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hair brush
date made
1920-1935
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
natural bristles (bristles material)
metal (decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 20 cm x 6 cm x 3 cm; 7 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 1 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 8 in; 3.4925 cm x 6.35 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.0903
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0903
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Celluloid
Clothing & Accessories
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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