Shade pull ornament

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Description (Brief)
This ornament was die-cut from a sheet of red celluloid, hand-painted, and glued to a brown celluloid ring. The ornament is in the shape of a sailing ship. It is unmarked and is still attached to its original packaging, a card marked "Shade Pull Ornament 5 cents."
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (packaging material)
Measurements
overall: 7.2 cm x 7.4 cm x .5 cm; 2 13/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 3/16 in
overall: 2 15/16 in x 2 7/8 in x 3/8 in; 7.46125 cm x 7.3025 cm x .9525 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1589
catalog number
2006.0098.1589
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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