Tape measure

Description (Brief)
Green celluloid in the shape of a pig. A cloth tape measure extends from its mouth. The remains of a sticker are on the back. The tape measure tab is missing, and has been replaced by a green stick pin. It was made in occupied Japan.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tape measure
date made
1945-1952
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
Japan
ID Number
2006.0098.1553
catalog number
2006.0098.1553
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Celluloid
Measuring & Mapping
Pigs
Sewing and Knitting
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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