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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
grooming kit
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
cellulose nitrate (parts material)
metal (parts material)
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
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Clothing & Accessories
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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