Pocket mirror

Description (Brief)
A small mirror with a handle made of a velvet ribbon. Attached to the end of the ribbon is a tiny celluloid Kewpie doll. The mirror is made of ivory-grained celluloid and embossed with a floral design.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pocket mirror
date made
1885-1920
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
glass (front material)
velvet (decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 12 cm x 7 cm x .3 cm; 4 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 1/8 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1145
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1145
subject
Celluloid
Clothing & Accessories
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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