Hatpin holder

Description (Brief)
A round ivory-grained celluloid hatpin holder. It has a center spire, circular holder, and purple velvet cushion. It is unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hatpin holder
date made
1880-1930
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
velvet (cushion material)
Measurements
overall: 15.3 cm x 8.7 cm; 6 in x 3 7/16 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1581
catalog number
2006.0098.1581
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Celluloid
Domestic Furnishings
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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