Button

Description (Brief)
A celluloid button attached to a ribbon from which dangles a celluloid camel. The camel has a maker's mark, "Made in U.S.A." The button, decorated with an Egyptian motif, has no marks or maker's labels.
Object Name
button
date made
ca 1920
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (button material)
cellulose nitrate (medallion material)
silk (ribbon material)
Measurements
overall: 10 cm x 5 cm x 1.3 cm; 3 15/16 in x 1 15/16 in x 1/2 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1282
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1282
subject
Celluloid
Industry & Manufacturing
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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