Hatpin

Description (Brief)
A 9.5"-tall hatpin with a cream celluloid ball decorated with pink and blue rosebuds. The ball is hand-painted with a brown feather motif. It is unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hatpin
date made
1880-1920
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (decoration material)
metal (pin material)
Measurements
overall: 25 cm x 3.4 cm; 9 13/16 in x 1 5/16 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1580
catalog number
2006.0098.1580
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Celluloid
Industry & Manufacturing
Adornment
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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