Plastic Case for Manicure Tools

Description:

Red plastic case for manicure tools designed by Julius Sharat (1899-1981), a Jewish industrial designer who fled Germany in 1937, settled in New York City, shortened his name from Sharatzick, signed naturalization papers in 1944, and died in Miami, Florida.

The case has slots inside for seven items. This example contains just one metal nail file and one metal cuticle pusher.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Julius Sharat

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0264.10Accession Number: 1981.0264Catalog Number: 1981.0264.10

Object Name: Plastic Case and Two Manicure Tools

Measurements: open: 16.8 cm x 25.5 cm; 6 5/8 in x 10 1/16 inclosed: 16.8 cm x 10.4 cm; 6 5/8 in x 4 1/8 inoverall; closed: 1 in x 6 7/8 in x 4 in; 2.54 cm x 17.4625 cm x 10.16 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e6c3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_310

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