Comb

Description (Brief)
A novelty folding comb. It is cream celluloid and laminated with a pink pearlescent celluloid sheet. The pearlescent sheet is decorated with rhinestones and an Art Deco motif. It is unmarked.
Object Name
comb
date made
ca 1925
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 cm x 8.8 cm x .5 cm; 13/16 in x 3 7/16 in x 3/16 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1717
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1717
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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