Blanket clips

Description (Brief)
Pair of celluloid plastic blanket clips. The clips are flexible rings with rigid extensions. The ends are cut and hand-painted to resemble rosy-cheeked clowns. Clips like these were used to hold blankets in place in a crib.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 1 in x 2 in; 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 2 3/16 in x 1 in x 4 in; 5.55625 cm x 2.54 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1491
catalog number
2006.0098.1491
accession number
2006.0098
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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