Compact

Description (Brief)
A compact made of imitation tortoiseshell celluloid. The mirror is set into the outside of the lid. The compact is empty and appears to have been unused. It is unmarked.
Object Name
compact
date made
1900-1929
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
glass (mirror material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 cm x 6.3 cm; 9/16 in x 2 1/2 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1688
catalog number
2006.0098.1688
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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