Powder box

Description (Brief)
A powder box made of ivory-grained celluloid. The lift-off lid bears a blue monogram. The piece is unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
powder box
date made
1883-1910
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6.5 cm x 11 cm; 2 9/16 in x 4 5/16 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1676
catalog number
2006.0098.1676
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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