Devine's Cafe

Description (Brief)
A penwipe made of cream celluloid. It's a promotional piece advertising Devine's Cafe. On the back is a calendar. The penwipe looks like a modern book of matches, when you lift up the flap, you see the thick piece of red felt used to wipe off the tip of a fountain pen.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
penwipe
date made
1912
maker
American Art Works
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
felt (interior material)
Measurements
overall: 5.5 cm x 3.6 cm x .5 cm; 2 3/16 in x 1 7/16 in x 3/16 in
overall: 3/16 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 3/16 in; .47625 cm x 3.81 cm x 5.55625 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Coshocton
ID Number
2006.0098.1005
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1005
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Celluloid
Advertising
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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