Grooming kit

Description (Brief)
A brown leather (or imitation leather), red-fabric lined, folding case containing 21 grooming implements. Five metal (scissors, clippers, tweezers, nail cleaner/file, and what appears to be a punch). Three are metal with celluloid handles and the rest are made entirely of imitation ivory celluloid. The implements and the case are unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
cellulose nitrate (parts material)
metal (parts material)
Measurements
overall: 15.5 cm x 21.2 cm x 4 cm; 6 1/8 in x 8 3/8 in x 1 9/16 in
overall; rolled: 1 3/8 in x 8 7/16 in x 6 1/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 21.43125 cm x 15.5575 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1424
catalog number
2006.0098.1424
accession number
2006.0098
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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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