Match case

Description (Brief)
A match case made of mottled brown translucent celluloid. Its black lid has a rhinestone motif. It is part of a set with a cigarette case. It has no maker's marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
match case
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
rhinestones (decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 5 cm x 3.2 cm x 1.2 cm; 1 15/16 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/2 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1399
catalog number
2006.0098.1399
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Celluloid
Industry & Manufacturing
Smoking
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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