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Description (Brief)
A celluloid button attached to a ribbon from which dangles a celluloid camel. The camel has a maker's mark, "Made in U.S.A." The button, decorated with an Egyptian motif, has no marks or maker's labels.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1920
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (button material)
cellulose nitrate (medallion material)
silk (ribbon material)
overall: 10 cm x 5 cm x 1.3 cm; 3 15/16 in x 1 15/16 in x 1/2 in
overall: 4 in x 2 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.27 cm
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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