Penguin comb

Description (Brief)
A celluloid novelty comb in the shape of a penguin. The penguin's head pulls out to reveal a comb made of imitation tortoiseshell. The holder is marked "France" and "Alain Saint . . ."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1930
place made
France
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 cm x 4.2 cm x .5 cm; 3 15/16 in x 1 5/8 in x 3/16 in
overall: 5/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 4 in; .79375 cm x 4.445 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1719
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1719
subject
Birds
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Clothing & Accessories
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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