Leg shoehorn

Description (Brief)
A shoehorn in the shape of a woman's leg. Made of laminated sheets of celluloid, its top sheet is orange and hand-painted with a red sock and black shoe. The back is the glittery Goldalure celluloid, developed in the mid-1920s. It is unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
shoe horn
date made
1925-1930
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.8 cm x 3.2 cm x .3 cm; 6 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/8 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1584
catalog number
2006.0098.1584
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Celluloid
Clothing & Accessories
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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