Infant's comb and brush set

Description (Brief):

Pink cardboard box containing an infant's celluloid comb and brush set. Both comb and brush are imitation-ivory, with hand-painted pink and red floral designs and pink ribbons tied to the handles. Such sets were popular gifts for newborns.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.1492Catalog Number: 2006.0098.1492Accession Number: 2006.0098

Object Name: comb and brush settoilet setinfant's comb and brush set

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (overall material)cardboard (box material)cloth (ribbon material)hair (brush material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 3 in x 5 in; 3.81 cm x 7.62 cm x 12.7 cmoverall; in box: 1 3/8 in x 4 15/16 in x 3 in; 3.4925 cm x 12.54125 cm x 7.62 cm


Record Id: nmah_1346879

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