Bar pin

Bar pin

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Description (Brief)
A green celluloid bar pin on its original card. Three faux pearls are decorations. The pin closes with a C-clasp. The card identifies the green material as "Parisian Ivory."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bar pin
date made
ca 1920
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
faux pearls (decoration material)
metal (fastener material)
paper (package material)
Measurements
overall:.7 cm x 5.4 cm x.5 cm; 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 3/16 in
overall; on card: 1 5/8 in x 3 1/16 in x 3/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 7.77875 cm x.9525 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.0811
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0811
subject
Jewelry
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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