Hair Brush


Hair brush with boar bristles and celluloid handle and back. The "FRENCH / IVORY" inscription on the handle was a pretentious term for celluloid. French Ivory articles were advertised in New York by 1911.

Date Made: 1920s

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1992.0430.01Accession Number: 1992.0430Catalog Number: 1992.0430.01

Object Name: Hair Brush

Physical Description: plastic, celluloid (overall material)boar bristles (overall material)Measurements: overall: 21.6 cm x 6.4 cm x 2.5 cm; 8 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x inoverall: 1 in x 8 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 21.59 cm x 6.35 cm


Record Id: nmah_332420

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