Celluloid Rattle

Celluloid Rattle

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Description (Brief)
A blow-molded rattle. Its handle is cream celluloid. The rattle is half a sphere made of multicolored celluloid with a clear plastic cover. Inside are some small plastic pellets to make the rattle sound and two plastic chicks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rattle
date made
ca 1950
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.5 cm x 7.3 cm x 3 cm; 6 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 1 1/2 in x 3 in x 6 5/8 in; 3.81 cm x 7.62 cm x 16.8275 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1486
catalog number
2006.0098.1486
accession number
2006.0098
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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