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.
Location
Currently not on view
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
overall: 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1688
catalog number
2006.0098.1688
accession number
2006.0098
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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