Grooming kit

Grooming kit

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Description (Brief)
A brown leather (or imitation leather), red-fabric lined, folding case containing 21 grooming implements. Five metal (scissors, clippers, tweezers, nail cleaner/file, and what appears to be a punch). Three are metal with celluloid handles and the rest are made entirely of imitation ivory celluloid. The implements and the case are unmarked.
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Object Name
grooming kit
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
cellulose nitrate (parts material)
metal (parts material)
overall: 15.5 cm x 21.2 cm x 4 cm; 6 1/8 in x 8 3/8 in x 1 9/16 in
overall; rolled: 1 3/8 in x 8 7/16 in x 6 1/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 21.43125 cm x 15.5575 cm
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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