Straight razor

Description (Brief)
A carbon steel razor with a molded cream celluloid handle. The handle is designed to look like the bones of a finger (phalanges).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
straight razor
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (handle material)
steel (razor material)
Measurements
overall: 2.4 cm x 15.4 cm x .8 cm; 15/16 in x 6 1/16 in x 5/16 in
place made
United States: New York, Syracuse
ID Number
2006.0098.1254
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1254
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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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